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 […]

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 […]

Twitter’s Mark Luckie to Visit SPJ DePaul Jan. 23

Mark Luckie, manager of journalism for Twitter, will teach a series of basic and advanced social media sessions with SPJ DePaul, DePaul University and the Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday, Jan. 23. The event is open to DePaul journalism students and faculty. There are two sessions in which you can participate. You can enroll in one […]

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 […]

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. […]