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 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 […]

SPJ DePaul Brings Twitter Techniques to Gordon Tech

SPJ DePaul executive board members visited Gordon Tech High School on Jan. 25 to teach students more beneficial ways to use Twitter. The chapter taught the 15 students in the program how to use their accounts to connect with publications, news organizations, colleges and universities. Chapter members shared much of the insight they learned from […]

EIJ Convention 2011: Robert Hernandez on Rules for Writing Online and Social Media

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of summaries from the SPJ/RTDNA Excellence in Journalism conference. Technology doesn’t replace journalism, but “empowers it,” said Robert Hernandez, a USC journalism professor, at the Excellence in Journalism convention recently in New Orleans. Hernandez, who organizes the weekly #wjchat tech-journo Twitter chats, has five main rules that he follows […]