Event Recap: “FOI for a Cure: How to Get Health Records and Data in a Pandemic” at the SPJ 2020 Conference

By Quinn White As part of the SPJ 2020 conference, Randy Showstack–president of the Washington D.C. pro-chapter of SPJ– hosted a webinar titled ‘FOI for a cure: How to get health records and data in a pandemic.’ The webinar was led by presenter Dave Cuillier who is an associate professor at the University of Arizona […]

Event Recap: “Words Matter” at the SPJ 2020 Journalism Conference

By Avery Luke “Words Matter,” featuring panelists Paula Froke, Dorothy Tucker, and Kam Burns, was one of many relevant and informative breakout sessions at SPJ’s 2020 Journalism Conference. The discussion centered around the question: What steps can journalists take to be precise in language and style choices in regard to race, gender, and identity? Paula […]

Event recap: Diversity, Objectivity and Representation in the Newsroom

While criticism of the objective standard isn’t new, it has been given new life this year, despite the rejection of the changing climate by older journalists.

EIJ Day 3: The Decline of International News Reporting in the U.S.

By Abby Yimer During the last day of EIJ, “The Decline of International News Reporting in the U.S.” began with Michael Gargiulo, an anchor at NBC 4 New York, speaking about his experience working as a reporter in Iraq and Kuwait. He spoke on the importance of making sure that we are focused on other […]

We’re one of the top SPJ campus chapters in the nation!

We’ve got news! At the Excellence in Journalism conference in Baltimore, DePaul’s SPJ chapter was named runner-up for national campus chapter of the year. Congratulations to this year’s board and the 2017-18 officers for all their hard work in earning this honor. DePaul SPJ chapter also was recognized as the Region 5 Campus Chapter of […]

EIJ Day 3: Investigative Journalism and Podcasts

We’re sharing highlights from the Excellence in Journalism national conference. Follow @spjonadepaul on Twitter for more journalism news and tips! By Lacey Latch On the final day of EIJ 2018, investigative journalists convened to discussed the fairly recent transition of in-depth reporting in “Through Earbuds: Investigative Journalism and Podcasts.” Led by Nicole Vap, the director of Investigative […]