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 […]

SPJ/ONA Adviser, Students Experimenting with Google Glass

SPJ/ONA DePaul adviser Mike Reilley is part of the Google Glass Explorers program. He and his winter quarter journalism students have been experimenting with the prototype glasses as a tool for gathering news. They’re discussing story ideas, ethical concerns and new storytelling methods. Stay tuned as our SPJ/ONA DePaul student organization may hold some Glass […]

SPJ/ONA’s Stone Writes About Journalists and Coding for PBS MediaShift

DePaul junior Melanie Stone, an SPJ/ONA executive board member, wrote about why she’s learning journalism and coding in a recent blog post for PBS MediaShift. Stone, SPJ/ONA’s events coordinator, writes: “I want to write, first and foremost. But I also want to be able to contribute in a newsroom someday, combining web programming skills with […]

ONA Chicago Holiday Meet-Up at the Sun-Times

DePaul University journalism alumni and SPJ/ONA DePaul members celebrated the holidays and the organizations expansion as an Online News Association group on Dec. 11 at the ONA Chicago holiday meet-up at the Chicago Sun-Times.Attendees networked, dined on Lou Malnati’s pizza and heard great presentations from ONA Chicago’s Sherry Salko and Rivet Radio’s Charlie Meyerson.SPJ/ONA DePaul […]

SPJ/ONA Outreach: Online Journalism Workshop at Payton Prep

SPJ/ONA DePaul visited Walter Payton College Preparatory High School on Dec. 5 to host a social media workshop. About 30 students attended the presentation during their 50-minute “enrichment period” at the end of the school day. Members of the SPJ/ONA’s executive board showed participants different ways they can promote their skills in an academic or […]