LinkedIn Workshop & Free Headshots Tuesday, Nov. 11

So you have a LinkedIn account, but do you know how to use it? Join SPJ/ONA DePaul to go beyond the basics. Communication Career Specialist Michael Elias will show attendees how to take advantage of LinkedIn’s networking opportunities to snag a job. 2013-2014 SPJ/ONA President Brianna Kelly will also be on site taking free headshots. You’ll leave […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul Accepts Leadership Award

SPJ/ONA DePaul, the campus organization for the Society of Professional Journalists and the Online News Association, received the Outstanding Organizational Development award Thursday night at the DePaul Socially Responsible Leadership Awards at the Lincoln Park Student Center. SPJ/ONA DePaul was honored for its innovative programming, which includes social media training, ethics, free speech, coding and […]

Free Speech Wall Project Brainstorming

SPJ/ONA DePaul presented its free speech wall project at the SPJ Region 5 conference in Chicago. After the presentation, we held a brainstorming meeting with other chapters that attended, including Indiana, Loyola, Butler and Eastern Kentucky. Here are some of the ideas the chapters came up with as we plan to take the project to […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul’s Review and Feedback on Code of Ethics Changes

By Brianna Kelly SPJ/ONA DePaul President The past two SPJ/ONA DePaul chapter meetings were dedicated to re-evaluating the SPJ Code of Ethics and suggesting changes. This is part of a national movement in the organization to update the code and make it more relevant. Since the journalistic guidelines haven’t been revisited since 1996, we felt […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul Free Speech Wall Presentation

SPJ/ONA DePaul presented its Free Speech Wall program to 25 students, pros and advisers during an afternoon session at the SPJ Region 5 conference April 12 in Chicago. The students did a 20-minute presentation, showed the wall as well as research on results of the Free Speech Wall, which they are turning into an annual […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul February Chapter Meeting

Last Tuesday, SPJ/ONA DePaul met to continue the journalism ethics discussion that began at the following chapter meeting on Jan. 27. We revisited our suggested revisions to the SPJ Code of Ethics with two of our professors who specialize in press ethics, Jason Martin and Bruce Evensen. They helped us further develop our ideas from […]