Mark Luckie Teaches Twitter Reporting Tools to Sun-Times, SPJ DePaul

Video streaming by Ustream Journalists can’t use Twitter as a promotional “one-way street” but rather to engage with followers and develop sourcing as part of well-rounded reporting and editing, said Mark Luckie, manager of news and journalism for Twitter. Luckie spoke Jan. 23 to Chicago Sun-Times staff and DePaul University journalism students and faculty as […]

SPJ Panel Explores Chicago’s Music Scene

More than 40 students and members of the Chicago music community gathered at DePaul University’s College of Communication on May 19 to explore the ethical issues, impact of technology and the future of covering Chicago’s music scene. The event was live-tweeted using the hashtag #SPJchat. Go to the Twitter page to scroll through tweets from […]

SPJ Chat Schedule and How to Participate

Thursday, Oct. 6: Reporting techniques with Wall Street Journal reporter Amy Merrick (@amyjmerrick) Storify archive of the chat Next #spjchat coming in late October! Storify case study on how #SPJchat archives its chats. SPJ Blog Talk Radio discussion on how #SPJchat works. Storify blog post about #SPJchat with Burt Herman. Article by @dailynewstwist on #SPJchat. […]

SPJ DePaul Social Media and Ethics Twitter Chat

As part of its required Ethics programming, SPJ DePaul played host to a Twitter chat titled “Social Media and Ethics” on Nov. 4. Steve Buttry, community editor with TBD.com in Washington, D.C., was the featured guest along with panelists Craig Kanalley of the Huffington Post and Scott Leadingham of SPJ’s Quill magazine. The event drew 79 […]

SPJ National Convention: What We Learned

Over the next few weeks, we’ll post short stories and summaries from seminars at the SPJ National Convention Oct. 3-5 in Las Vegas. Some members of our executive board attended the conference and brought back new ideas for our chapter. In the meantime, here are some summaries and links from some of the seminars: Journalist’s […]

New Student Leaders

You may have seen the signs around campus congratulating our new student leaders,  as well as our previous blog post. We have had some new additions to our team since then and would like to congratulate our entire  leadership team. President- Nick Tarantino Vice President-Lauren Camplin Secretary- Meredith Gonsalves Event Coordinator- Meghan Bower Membership Coordinator-Katie […]