SPJ Leads http://www.spj.org/ SPJ Delivers Today's Media News en-us Copyright 2006 Society of Professional Journalists 1440 Journalism predictions for 2018 http://www.spj.org/spjleadsr.asp?REF=575 <i>"The open internet is today our main conduit for expression and information. It is our library, our printing press, our delivery truck and our town square. Journalists, academics, governments and local communities depend on it to connect, communicate and collaborate every day. And as old models for news and information evolve or decline, the internet presents opportunities for new and independent media outlets to emerge." -- SPJ, and </i><i> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4mmZhBEeTZZPzCun43OhY_pVxlLcfRbR2cYMmeqT-vk4N0dTapr3mHAzWNBI68iWqwZCQD9Pop9p2J08AXjkkqH-M3TZReGIeKANKvOBq-FfpFUoyMBrhJ_HRlZvecWmxMmfnYEtOA_peXKg7I1QaTPZOoXhCORSyKh3ztza7ivG62dZWUSfl_Hd1W99BMXQi7_Po-GoMnGe_Pm-Mak9ovaQOXwyE_fcdXrdps8CZKgR00DzgHl2h9XeaeMD8dTiTJ&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">more than 30 other press freedom groups</a></i><i>, </i><i>signed on to this </i><em> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4m05uc8Tgo_iFk24nRMFRJ65bhZxudi27vzmbeUxfjJe1jnocsocKVLEEdWsq5dtnwOhgYHgOkv_tggnEe9pYkVXJ_-F2u3rTBiKoXZoVPHDeE-eJx_Vd7Pl23Ispq4-sWGh5tBN_uSi9Li9jFuhFrVygfOeoRx0n4c3Lg9ndqp1gHyTVoO4qPHwU-9KbZLj77d1C9vuFpubkJpYyRQ50RGA==&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">letter</a>, which was sent to <i>Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai</i> last week.</em><br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">WHAT'S HAPPENING</strong><br> <br> Our friends at Nieman Lab asked influential journalists what they think is coming in the next year -- check out the <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4msRX3T6DBQK4a96pWCZcwzhKi9pWm_uCkCl9NQNz1fWXTBrIK9Oa03u0ryC9dsc6vxrQz43-kWgZvBVjWPolSIsdt14GdYzcQQY956BNLwhlcVVm6H9Bwz5gtDWUv0jpgQx9siPyBQyGwe7w_syP1rg==&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">predictions for journalism in 2018</a>.<br> <br> In light of the increasing sexual misconduct allegations against high-profile male journalists, the Society of Professional Journalists has <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4mC-fIU-JCycjrflPDcKUH59MDcGwSgbz-zSqDsdy0sVMycE4WtO-SRZ1HK2aRCCVLD1WbVgfdAsGm4Yl-Q78_Xmq7_KSf56m_ifpTfkUp0ca8RcNMD7rAzs-_9bhAzbNS&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">compiled a list of resources</a> for journalists everywhere. SPJ President Rebecca Baker advises journalists to <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFtZib1TFN9_fKOANjhn3-6K2DQ815GnCMta7HlUXEiSz9lyKj_b_v04njU1ZXFNDpVkQHO5mkZQWUVXx3YXndWqxtNh0-b7zf5S4HKdZAHvR0WbxqDoXv0Hzsfzj3P9UyjUkvl0TbTv0kgDxHB53NcvdD5hVW11fqg5TCDVRgV1GAfMcmMoApcb2N0hW7bMDvcn6wxkqPH1u&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">demand, insist, urge and establish</a>.<br> <br> The Washington Post <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4mSYmeFEZN-suEvqLWYiNNMJk2uB6sZIdm0fmyFDfBeqDOm-6_WzOg5ra6eUy6p8xVABoc_0yNJ1LECBXMKp8wIqIOcC-8LfcgczqmB-sBABrdplJ5yFr3csWw5_7uMeTPal-8JQ-Hi6KJosa10Tc3sgrf0--MxYZi25-aq-OKboba3TT4nhuZkQ==&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">launched a new series to explain how journalism works</a> in response to <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4m_6Kdx-auzLSon44YpJBCcbY9BlvCeHfX2X4x-RroEdwQ8-Ipt_3GSeLV92hCjkGl6I6R8qhFuBqbEWMe87VCq3Rk7y7IhU17jBIFIU7ZcosRyBPT_6Jfg-8LIsqEnxonqIbQa5aGfC6_6EtUgEUb2dZmrUFow4j6h0lS5qSC8Gyk_h36Z_cWgg==&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">Poynter's Media Trust Survey</a>.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">ETHICS ESSENTIALS</strong><br> <br> How do you use an anonymous source? Washington Post Media Columnist Margaret Sullivan explains the mysteries of journalism everyone should know in <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4miwkXPOJYfJ6H_Z-AhVRQQFVOJGx_dHPKGRFhXtWol-tyjTswe3f6tG5Z5qkZj_KjVg3_j06xmagRigPlE_EWkacxgKsq9vLtGMNPjxgPs5pzKNtG1Ho_U2d3VimXKb887d44JTCA1dP_YdDvTb6ckfstvNZwA8VsaIah4fQ_iy06uraBg_NVdA_kVfd0u7XlI9NW8BEuKy-YguWp3tuHxo5qWt04MSD51oXQFSCpgtSmJv9kwRqmM5w0dx1VfmIEnElXIdT-Y2B0OiH17OWA5ZfMu_TNjPvaBH7a33wWLp2zZtoPmFGitaAQ5j8RRCDFyka0SvIGXabQmOZKImB76mYwuc5IX5GQRJ7EMi_0fTTETQKMMVmH-jOr5wsR5WbF&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">her latest column</a>.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">GET A GIG</strong><br> <br> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4mb_1DM5XuP60h3K4WmhqJFTkyyEVc9fDDvim0rqd9qlq-mZQPX_iz0cNriN6zi9MdTwxSDhBWWs3r0OBaoggkuIWND2OYKErsUOzxkTiV_7olo9EUqpwzE-NQsEGb5dgg9GB7GfUmWzg=&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">The Washington Times</a> is looking for an <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4mTmzSW0ZKvJ0F9LV0-DLGXnD_vUB4qGzuwJF9fItKLFpN04ToJzZ2fv4YnbSNgyC9J5YO92eleTQPTECMZO1W79cPgz5mL1rOldyFa3Z6RNkQS92BhcuKnWOxDn7stVtCPtmhoZ279s2Akycbi-zrKQ==&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">afternoon slot editor for its universal desk</a>. This full-time, multimedia copy-editing position is based in Washington, D.C. <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4mvewvfBaw-20R-iDdco1b7JnMlTyQ1Lg7P4dwlhXElGUTPVOMqMhWbtXcq7bGG34jOsESe2CQPmJWgB88xjmhrXu1bxmbpQ-ADP_lEUWbV-EligZJtrL2QtNqRoaiwPQuXZ-EKFaFmcXcP7f3USq9wj0Nd7Mxp9EgZa9btCev9Yh50vDFa-Pqf_gYhVqKpBlR6iJQLHnRt0AYq7CU4IsD8o6h8pPv4Xt0h_hJhWNURvxmTMEbXfdtDQ==&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">Apply now</a>!<br> Time is running out to submit your application for the <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4m1udSrQKRgu9xLVBHk-X4R-lwpvmCKv65K8nAjLLBFtBkceXFm4KH-4HgsTk5yOkU7XIujcmRqBXvBo02AIBoG8bwx_NIOVs0wmHokue3D8E3YoonM_AQWbYs2k8GKQ6wm_wDVN29x0Dyq93PNE2_FROg649u124DGgMhWPQ1XOk0mv0Ycwd8whGkFETW53JT&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">NPR Kroc Fellowship</a>. The year-long program starts in late August/early September. Get the <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4m1mYX4GJBnX25iNCr0LG4bv6OCvlkPKqY0KanEd26vD4ktTi7517D0Qvg9aIhWl345RWvo7MiZM2dfd6uhjLTdE7KLfbHYxGi6y_TR1sCytq7NfQfciSUEvL5N4hVmlaiGDuon_ilkeoU-NuhY4P71pdUugxya-DTd5OK0aL-7PuRyiXrCBWamL9ZW3WlRHTu5lptPJGEw2FGdJrFD5LpTzHzKxXbL1V73q3yPa_p_0w=&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">details here</a> and <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4mdOHhp2ZGTOdT8RwzPTQl04tG4cqQG1KtQ1OUrBECwcfA30AkizbOONb2Td-4uJyNfPClAaXxPZF3W17bLYwGpbhViyjc4C6I6n51-2gS9M7JUJMIpkrGOLiEIppLt-ISYfb8sLJRKPuxwgLeqT5AAKV-SF_pL28winuQn9H2bvcnv3GKao14RhFdU0EmC3aa-q0t9fWGfLjOr77ecLc3ylX7S2B_e4CzTfvvG_JxYkuJlwZ0-pLneBWB3RyYCym9_IgUwAunvn-kd7JZxEqivetoWfZHg_w_5emsRj4810k=&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">apply by Dec. 31</a>.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">LEARN SOME STUFF</strong><br> <br> Recirculation -- the percentage of users who visit another page of your website after they finish reading their first article -- is predicted to be a key metric for news publishers in 2018. Check out ways you can increase recirculation and the best ways to measure it <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4maVXKxtDOaHzeLCQvhrN73_BcFJdrwh1CoAKg_9BM6qIRPZ0CjFaWRt6JEtU657vXfBIVGlS_hVoznAEc4yJBGnn9lK5cSrjXLYIUVl6Q8Bfha5lFLqAW5mWF1linVagEourNDBkH50Y5yWFWHbE-nqF2x1K7O5_WgrIVIf57gaij70HzcJtIf6EXKW8G34kk&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">here</a>.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">GIVE A LITTLE</strong><br> <br> The <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4m_UyDyuo47Dz_nwiK64qBVpI3YoQe72UL6MU6GuLU03C_ROQSvhVGRMxnZCZM2BDQepaxH4-_FnvsOy1uKvbPTQeSQD5WQLnPTtpDa9-C7oV7b0SYX0H2qVroLNJhZ0so&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">Kopenhaver Center</a> is conducting a national survey on <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFrmLpKCQUP4m0BF0Cml7fPjidA2OUoWVB0OEltudqieStNACa0nhAlQPwes1HgEBmrjMpymRXrS9fLRhxMrVQbUF2PFHpje8KTrCj0yx7nxr-0E4f_AfukaPMaukRC3_DeD54y-FvFPGNKm3QgNyRfzWJbCxvC560g==&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">The Role and Status of Women in the Communication Industries 2017</a>, and wants SPJ members' input! Please take a few minutes out of your day to complete this survey.<br> If you have any questions about this survey, please contact Lillian A. Abreu of the Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at <a href="mailto:labreu@fiu.edu" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">labreu@fiu.edu</a> or 305-919-4065.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">SPJ QUICK FIX</strong><br> <br> We're getting ready for Excellence in Journalism 2018, but we need your help! If you have a program that you're interested in seeing in Baltimore, please <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFjd4cvz8DFBebAAKftFKbMsV3yk5Hmanwqa1CHPt8RRKHALCouKHBP9kl2BV-XKIaKUHPfehAEzAQDy8wBr4cOuVmUCHjOKpjawiutqcF5B_bRj5RsFYHhWy3PeQV-2dGIMHB2h5x6Qk&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==">submit an idea or program proposal by midnight EST, Jan. 18</a></strong>.<br> <br> Know a talented high school student in need of some cash for college? Let them know about the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFoykQ_3sDng5W8t4UMukvE_qdAv-5hKZbFD9K6pAViPLbYhNkkUR6QKEDQzhvf27kZvEkmXi1QtE0iDkMsGbYSPYGNNqkvLWHxbdD2zrcbUjOSwkOXV_92CIkYJvVzwk1A==&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==">National High School Essay Contest</a></strong>, sponsored by SPJ, the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation and the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFsiFybCLMv25uYJW3gnQyyTJp0aPQDGNlO1NpkQQQYwzxhRjfvMiwLpkd5wAVaZJ3gQfx5TMIstfF3EGMEZgYEqe0fA5vaqzSnVBKtd6neGg&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==">Journalism Education Association</a></strong>. All students enrolled in grades 9-12 in U.S. public, private and home schools are eligible. Entries must be submitted online or postmarked by Feb. 23. The first place winner will receive a $1000 scholarship. Find rules and submission details <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aU9IstR5fy5D2djclMUgc4aARwgXHISxI92pfznogIlUjaK6YYnVFjrA5oQsjiWv85sNnP2ntkR1RJCJqxTBRhx8bIgR7POSarAfNk4jCdB3501VaMvE_DtM3kpjrsxOHJMhGa1s6KXZBH2_o83ugGYqtWktVDNZW0ERnh8h_2I3hEIS-DfP5Ky3Edplj05tt16xDZvcA0VLUTmql6QoDGwoY-2U-gpyMfqcTMghrDU=&c=nb-wS74E2K35FSFetwncXGD2FGpICWVaFmZUVmpODaZm4z2cIDFekA==&ch=qrjLcSGKZP7DJ5Ee5o8nF4NjYCgV5ym8FESwKoeDoeNd_RNF8hPJDQ==">here</a></strong>.<br> <br> Next week is the last week SPJ Headquarters staff will be in the office this year. If you need anything from HQ, let us know before the end of next week. We will be closed from Dec. 25 to Jan. 1 and will resume normal operation Jan. 2. Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -1700 Final #GivingNewsDay numbers http://www.spj.org/spjleadsr.asp?REF=574 <em>"Newspeople used to joke that readers should never be allowed to see how the sausage is made. Now we need to show that messy process as clearly as possible. Our very credibility depends on it." -- Margaret Sullivan, in her latest column about a  <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8Fqy_56an2qbKr-UPVy6wBkSbfjEtzNovdhtoLW9REJt9JqlO013AEM0bndVth47rKUiOJRA6YLegdi4Lzd9bGgAwV9CyM1_gcKoZZC5PkHNUgU36ZF8BN6R7YCw-DxnwzNwlx5Lzjgf4kB7bA_d14uLKE21tOS5nSAQpHNePpkl7xppP1pIdHt3RHZjG5OY5TXzEeJ4Zi7DCMhBrWQruTXb4otHAPnH0b_OyYukMFk2ktR9IPOJj1wNnR52cbsmKF6shW6ZLrxDeipZYffyaJN0rxrFpRgJm3apC8l7IopGX_Tasj8ixGb6Mx7pwgZz_3C9B71MS_VzF0kp3ANL7onWVJMBKOu1xZzDEIR0CKj3Z9hlYPhRHUSdm-xCxKk9u7WO1zmUkUMQWquL-mvB54TKwe_jK5QkS-5_uq0tnmlNH5EHkRG_AoaZzlaAwgh-U9Nnj35ptAQf9g6RXQOFMNK5eb83zLarroxRVZSp_zz21Abi3cFiETVt8dKgX-SAl-GE22PmuFo4OEgi8Yix4msA5kknp-c8QP&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect">new kind of transparency in reporting</a>.</em><br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">#GIVINGNEWSDAY</strong><br> <br> We are absolutely blown away by your generosity! You gave $10,340 for <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FLC76a5dVTQ6F708m69l59aKN5PEL-I78nIsNdp-kfUQoSSdRDV5PrJDdga5DVaAawnm2U80WQZtkNOPz5MN8m_SAKJJ2rJvjq09-f474HUBcHNxEDRjNnPvbTLK_gGy-&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">#GivingNewsDay</a></strong> and shattered our $3,500 goal! Thank you for working to improve and protect journalism. It's not too late to make your gift to impact the future of journalism. You can <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FLC76a5dVTQ6F708m69l59aKN5PEL-I78nIsNdp-kfUQoSSdRDV5PrJDdga5DVaAawnm2U80WQZtkNOPz5MN8m_SAKJJ2rJvjq09-f474HUBcHNxEDRjNnPvbTLK_gGy-&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">make a donation here</a></strong>.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">WHAT'S HAPPENING</strong><br> <br> Savvy reporters at The Washington Post didn't let Jaime Phillips pull one over on them. Instead of publishing a story about Phillips' false claims against Roy Moore, The Post confronted her. Her <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FdjmQtdHVsmWjzUkCFFdH58iEo6yQ1PMXw_vC_t7oyct3wxrBWX0uzYAxLTE9HFjG6s5qzd96CnIWYyl6wzMwPIJtyMUnQzWYyoXzq5y0bGgs6qWnNw1jwm0nJ2DOMeO4S9KT9W5FApGu-oMKjZkMCZ5YX0EsPetXLJ8Syr20_QsESy-_H5C3XP5C_ZMWXHYM8qisWcT6zC8JIylJMNzD8TiT-xp3wCgEUEUjoN-T_tqOBg11FpWFEs0Nod9U85fClM8aZhncgcQiPZUW2mm5xKvirxhUDJkuDzHJ-sNTUbzuq0tqFfpJZH3KkAWanJfmbQgQp_SvXDXbgcnpF8OcRmB9GozQbAp-mtRu7_N3Eu5MGBMVPIJSaUT5Hsz3oVi4cEkqQOLe3pdZbfMdB0yORWIh_R-oI-ETzq4ddrZIbaBDG-yUNuqlmHucHZA-5JN_-USvluQHaLc=&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">off-the-record conversations were published</a></strong> because The Post couldn't "honor an 'off-the-record' agreement that was solicited in maliciously bad faith," said Executive Editor Martin Baron. (Phillips has ties to Project Veritas and appears to be part of an "undercover sting operation.")<br> <br> <em>+Related: </em><strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8F_YIUE25rZYcyhcSJbmpFi9ntx1tkozj55azt-7il-twNRWq9rozszsVL5cim0hKbP9Zvve_evXTvXyKChZv2HZGnCeyB-b0X1G0l8U0pWBuC1uq5xn9YtN4DLdzQGlf0GvuSSB_oxHIHwusXDLz1cBbEkND1HRmF4AwLIoiGIjp5_zfb4t-nkj07RZYI2mBU9enEOXrKQil2hKGax9adeP9QbV4IErPVk9M1GkXVu8fINmGZ0JaP6heNyc0x8GB-dP6GHmnDiM9zYXg_ChUG52KQZJqjYUk6xqUW_TImoTY=&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">Video was key for The Washington Post's debunking of Project Veritas. </a></strong><br> <br> NBC News announced the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRJ_YBWrJDzyVDxdGBzbCpTqTnpB_hIZqEi4fUKm-eeAnLb0f5e3tZ2EoICNE2tAMwMqIip6w5xZSlrH712UNnvnWeGbLUlzR-cR7XqQEouRIkH64QXeUtMNi2N07Q2GPMBQalQVCpYPiQ48R9xyWT8Ei9m_1j7XFZij7-LEQazAfEbxMjt4DKX0k40lb33TzusuHsE8iXejlj53yoSkklj204ZFTrfFrfleiUZ_ki2KxiSBJnqRXAc2L2tRhEho7FK92T7a5li4zX7pmmPF6tlCfTv4W0cA0B9NRdY5kI0iZaSqc2XuN6U-Pg_pkv1iZsHtJV_apvUr6Kxnut-qW1_VCvbvC53_-dfaeO6ZX_dBVQQWQsRtOlCw=&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">termination of longtime Today Show co-host Matt Lauer</a></strong> today after they received complaints about sexual misconduct. SPJ Ethics Committee Member Alex Veeneman says the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRJ_YBWrJDzyVxRNkn2ZS-gwtxTZYpYZsfhStCJ8FJVIlgZQftsiVs_oiOJCwJ_706mX8uVNSZXF1fQT5d2vf_yt4UUGFFsTEBSkrcJlWM3Z8qaNMLD6YPOkEv1q0oi9d5jkxl7aZFjvEXlpjZUmKD5RF1w9kcQwWddYMEJzlDVJCkEZgivwK5nGa8E-dQ_UVYPBXlJw37CnB&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">producers at Today were right to make the announcement and is happy to see they are treating this as they would other stories.</a></strong> "NBC must keep its word to be open and transparent about this issue. Just because [he] is one of the most prominent journalists on the network does not excuse the behavior."<br> <br> "Every time he does this, every time he blasts the free press and promotes an alternative pro-Trump universe, it's a setback for media literacy and an informed citizenry." Read more from Brian Stelter about <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FmGqsaXFs8z-KPbAU8wSHj0DsFCOhkH-apDH0rYmubHlTc7iNZ4Z5TOllA2ASkL_Er0tDj8qPRpZKvDedniJfJ902EvKsSABnoW7v6cbzOuN1BgW7yWwcjJPIWp1mhaUy21wuKxh_3X7yW19JwH52St9sOxu8s5TAiiQ9pEvoGZvgUSgK0L0UpcjD6qApWCKjGWD8qRGsJzHmDl2_YSuE8IIsWc3YY7EgWE7iqPQlC37G5hyTJxw1X_De6373XsxEQwLysUktjaSZr1mAPpfshlTOi_FUAGiNZjTH-JUq6sRjhJhH0_O-KoFSlC_mi1fEzG_vXV30iizNZsbqmRwRBwgHUdo2I-DtLOJjFSvqDZD-GfmvVI25KcdzcbIMdRGJ3An1rDfQzQNeYyKN3WDbBeyXQ2S2_gOp&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">why the media shouldn't normalize Donald Trump's tweets</a></strong>.<br> <br> The Federal Communications Commission released its proposal to kill net neutrality last week, which would end restrictions on internet service providers (ISPs) that attempt to guarantee a free and open internet. The Freedom of the Press Foundation says <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FcOd1E7a5XJPmgAvSOfYtf8LjI7NuN4eVcZPnwqzTeGSZS81wo29H51HQtuczENt7ydxCUBUGpvUYcWIMm9egWsLOboQN57cC6hp8UME357qVzqM6HfkvulfZ7emaV8wQ9k5pp8jChyKlk4WDCWOwewAJZZg8s6ulYnTcCfABGMQhjIWOemzE7v4YFlxrCr0l&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">this is an important free press issue</a></strong>.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">ETHICS ESSENTIALS</strong><br> <br> Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FlfLuFbnf41Ul0WfvBjc1olDP-scl99Vrpd7F8DdPoJ_Y4ar8kprPOlFW5g59zx1Rgd4i4CjfzVXwfMznVmwSLqzBpCNbJInTApfkUTdb7qU7e1rEKd3Wn_glkpfIWNHGXRD4JypocAr1iLzJwNlnEAxecvO9MzwJDgxv5VobcM0TMjVuj_fBnpio_CYjcEzbpzGvC5Yc2blXaeaN-lC3_pAMgST8t-7O&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">is revoking Charlie Rose's award</a></strong> after <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FB1LnOL2RhFEqktzvVgQJv-vjQA2C9nyL2hiZ9lojMj47j7y4OfRNGpdDSK6nEJWWJ3_PpiyKNGeuk3uA1di9AUwZ8t5d_xDjZlZPn72JK92NqfbWmtZXxsKAd1DLN2n7DYR4TPezvnEZzP5f_8PrsjlHGhlBOIVXKnE7oyc8BkUhOUkfUHNeaOhGu3iSZMJep3H0Ub2HXnWCf8tBZo14kKB2eJ2UpMJUl237tYA9XWMgneCS0uMO3WINakPAa5Wm-gno-lPil1L-8UotJEbMq_eAVHekxExM5rkdDPMb8w4DYchelNXxH9-nlQVGftBV22M_QFOPycpX0Cp1Tzicu61umMGBfOYWmyusOR_5qHeNqtm8txLv52LCIRSdR4lpawocReHgBheeJq4lNZYSwA==&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">numerous reports</a></strong> of sexual misconduct were shared. Read SPJ Ethics Chair Andrew Seaman's take on <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FsOn_EPlaD2QQXobw5Z6ByBA-L8TMYCBXoj5z9j9ey6Rp9QnDhseE9J42cQbhDqRx7z_IQUGQGMaiMMwBy6wgkSsjB99ku1_VO5PEs2gXloAuRKmnZAZX5e6yukaSrZhig7_D4ksgjsSd5Eae9tRHnfCNM8HnvwH4uLXVc6-sOoywGvp_22d513nTbbFyCrpOIjMowl0tFA4=&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">why there should be appropriate ramifications</a></strong> -- as there would be in any other profession -- for consequences for sexual misconduct in the journalism industry.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">GET A GIG</strong><br> <br> <strong><a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8F6kQcb3NEvr4VEpVueIDfVIQtg4kY2_n9IWtpdTNaD4IXAtMMbo_9I3SzVkI7aL0k3cYX1mAUcoRNboHzpS7csd2wbFtSrZxA&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">WAVY-TV</a></strong> in Portsmouth, Virginia, is looking for a news producer with strong news judgement! This full-time position will be a major part of the station's online presence. Get <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FduIu0Vpoe1QDidlzduirDtBX00cG8y20OoP2tB7oPIEgloqnySiDKDpKICAw4pfLiy0apnMmNM8TzNOabItSqNozLBfBrrQiVJs2vyF8UMIgR5ObwqNNBOBacE_VUzjQppP7tVleRPkifr4EDAfghKePX14G--GD&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">details here</a></strong>, and <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FIOKxv8kRcZJnHJ_RSJuLsjLWs-XO4rw6CtmX1FW73aO0yVs4ye0Ee2W8kZUFH11eREovwbbDaX-WPDA3BeUsh8cgBy-Ib2SmpqXIDrQa-r13Z9iLe5dXkyStt3LyGleumnPVw0JL3LMrB7xl81ZfjFJOkUqA0MM0&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">apply here</a></strong>.<br> <br> The Washington Post is <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FfI7LGjbZDWtl9xYeAeOI5mrvZf3kuZzcy4Of2rD8eN1ixFem8tmb9Cwyf4NFOMQ98lPS6xYo8O5TIrEX8wTMRhB7uEJeqd4mYcPS1NPjq31EeqDSVoYIC8poBqfZKqA_OQsUfkSHrq2LfSqt1L_NwlkpLrZR3JJf-nnJEDUawlUvs3jRAqIcMP8Pfwf0HrE1&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">hiring a technology policy reporter</a></strong>. If reporting on how the government is creating policies that affect the nation's technology companies and how those companies are influencing Congress sounds interesting to you, don't wait to apply! The deadline is <strong>tomorrow</strong>.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">LEARN SOME STUFF</strong><br> <br> We can all agree that transcribing is the worst. Try out <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FOTPGU37hQ5uL_TW2HwZ0SFcsA4pHTVtE1G7v-z8KlpZjrfB61esqxIPsfe6ILMlcSuJrwT2gGVYgoG8szWceKBwX2EC8awHbbECgKdl4mp4=&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">Deepgram</a></strong> -- a new free audio transcription tool worth checking out. Find more journalism tools and tech at <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRFl01rMKzXCECxpbFp19MqIPs99s9NkDQXeJkyDM5AX3uy5Iv52h8FFgANXzJDKIPuNz0DpgGtPi4d4TGVHF0PUOlAfzS7aeXecZK28G7cNqerL-IDmQlD_r8lPgkrMqFPw2aNL1z0xs&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">JournalistsToolbox.org.</a></strong><br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">GIVE A LITTLE</strong><br> <br> The <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRJNh6K1HigpeWbGrIxJStsqTdXmMVummcNqHLsGg5uizcrx8plqLpCGLQxb03XoHshr6_ZvgYROlG7KU8Lcyh21ansRBR9rn7YGtLH-7VZhg&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">American Society of News Editors</a></strong> wants to learn more about the challenges related to requests from the public to remove content on media websites and in digital archives, a.k.a. "unpublishing." By <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FAP-V0DCmf2LQlkgz052zRATVIv3uNGtNKi8eJW5zyWIJb_hX5DN4pnKkWHfdRV5-vbwWU5TgnamWbdgnvzZq2q6cJgH2oLS3wGMClw-87rjwLjNg_Lj1oVIslHvyzysvXhFFxm_eNMjDaRVODAUdxC7LyluCSkaO&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">filling out this survey</a></strong>, you'll provide insight to this "rising phenomenon and inform best practices for the industry."<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">SPJ QUICK FIX</strong><br> <br> SPJ and <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FebNEt1n-qxUQ_rKSiXL6dgSgPMS6tgaa1XLiFeiXrHIbf9V_zf3jGM14ejbfIA301c1nQyaztyNiZ1HflxtEn7IecVwo_6z60muMeGGICxqO8_h3t9vrfvMLLIViiZtJOq6qPXi8MAd3D7eNVqvy4_fjkPk7lE77fk7ffsNDtJVRwQ_cX7eGbsOpRYrq1lKY11PLR8ABBgYxdiNz3sZZEUcxl6WrEfOLLP1FsYgj4Jb8sax7ZclTZQ==&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">20 other media organizations are urging the Supreme Court</a></strong> of the United States to overturn an appeals court ruling so the government would be <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8FyfWKi91czGKFnhRsZ3nOZ_eh1Hs2zLBdwO6LRcLJbsgagBwNEw-yny2LZO35UJCpefPLbR9c08aLQRV7VwEr51-hSevrNgQfbYxV66Lk07wLN1R0OzV1LazOW41yD2xAPOeW_Lo1hmvj19q2Mo_LchUMFTJO2_Z0CoKhFWWw8wbqotUki3u7Kw==&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">required to obtain a warrant before acquiring cellphone location data</a></strong>.<br> <br> The deadline to nominate an outstanding journalist to be a <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspROQ8GIQi_vxsW7ZUVRRV0dnm9NM_ox7_UazENOQ3CbByIzfDRN8_qMgAAExi6C-Q7pbRkMt6bQ9f4xj-onmCNKEaBHrGYCqLMQiogquKMGwaP0TMm70tWm0SlMg3Lmpz5txcZoZIS_0J&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">Fellow of the Society</a></strong> is Friday! Send your nominations with a letter of recommendation stating why the person deserves national recognition. Submit entries <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRM0Hzj7KSF9c__fPk3wVS-R9jmZoYjAjCWzm0-WXJbPSyKUn-VHJ5stom1DqOc-5QPBtsXRqHg_h_nl5P5zJgvfI1UfMVM2Z3naEQxTa8RiN_9IN2Z_IvhKB7AP0vHGiL6A5xzgigs33WuuwtK28_T8=&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">here</a></strong>. <strong> <a href="mailto:ccordial@spj.org">Email program coordinator Christine Cordial</a></strong> with any questions.<br> <br> "Social media gives us a new toolkit in serving this mission, but our principles should lead the way." NBC News Editor and guest blogger Becky Bratu writes about <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001b7eHU_xnllIzX3ZECH3a5yivjxB0U-vl3IBuhQ6mXsO2844mGsspRPGOwMdysT8Fy3h5ROS6L6OfJ5XOVTwxxnw1WRAI2wiWHtBN_3Cd3cY7XuKIiss8t4M4PQKSv6RWu5fS4Up1pWTTBF4kgJIDhe2Qu6nrDP5oF_xtfpWKYARnPC-785O6TzXzmcM_NSOyQAX_gv21Z1CVn5Al36tuqKBz3V5D0riUoBHUQr58lvyDC2A4cbFWgZnKJlqAES04WFrhXFf-ufDmT1uNpku3BtJTBI0SJvCfgyPCPselFDo=&c=-rjdvS2iq6i7QtL814yA_OpSM60oEzMC9iV0zGtKXmNh00idNQbusw==&ch=OLgVik9IPr2Y7vci7ZqVp3zQnUE1Y3wtZGi-8dz-SZKNNcOT6oeKnw==">why we shouldn't forget our humanity while reporting tragic incidents on social media</a></strong>. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -1700 Bipartisan federal shield law for journalists http://www.spj.org/spjleadsr.asp?REF=573 <em>"I'm thankful for the First Amendment." -- ABC News Reporter Cecilia Vega, during a press conference in response to Sarah Huckabee Sanders' request that <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxriSVR2qGgxf5GvMUj4kscmBif-HzyTrbSMY3bNMwfC-e-Ynih-VXr_nRj88tvXSvCe7qmI5G9Qqr7Qyl5WTFMf0xXrt43j_1g4I3ak0nxYoxkSienSEcSB--3GnU3KQsdMBBClr9WwkLe5HfMpRtAtqWfphs9TkPD1YXBF0ZAAog&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==" target="_blank" rel="noopener" shape="rect"> reporters state what they are thankful for first before asking a question</a>. Happy Thanksgivin</em>g!<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">WHAT'S HAPPENING</strong><br> <br> <strong><a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxriSVR2qGgxf52so5hzAfa0FPldfAMRqiOLS1jMHoOF3enQBoN_e_F2P5U4Cz4T5h1y72ZZSbFshorX8Z9kQqht-4zQiU-GZ8f4nTRoAsnd-wxYcMB--QZyjUP9UbrEAEmtHDTfbNQ7gxAfsqW-uvHxTlJQj8n1b2RMFk2vAFNkXlVSlO88Ky62zEl8ZU6-t73roOTAUeKiPXEWzWtTX_YF06ANlJT-Yy1CCpBiLopGV6fR-yntvvmxbNhHIIzRDU_NN6msLekZRj0Ls3bAkIZAr1lzTQ5PTZwbIgod2I-WvbEbYWGoDqHFUNn_kUMQRKJO_TfSdG-yUcTjd_VeauvL_FTCwK3uqibn5AJGXKS_P73ykxCb7e1Z8u6v-keWQnExbJkxVy8F3-9y2THibWYGsXeIUzLtrmAA_pO_VbZWoR1x5rqxTBaKkyNDcPQpf5J3V5b7QjVbkf_xRoHdi81bs=&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">CJR is trying to find out</a></strong> just how big the media's sexual-harassment and sexual-assault problem is. SPJ President Rebecca Baker predicts this will keep getting worse, but there are <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxriSVR2qGgxf5ZTX-OvoZDKIPCPxMPTNhqOK3YIWZqBY3DvEqoiuYpoMN8OV3OA8Pght9bJA6tjXJ1CdPFxsiFwnxChLmIrjsg9iyTn5MOuUETdoMM8o6hC3GpTyr1WkH3UWuUzqHmS3qKefwuF7YU-CQQU1yNbS6mIeabJ0ysGPQnSsa9NGhNfe684J-qp00TBww1799HytO&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">specific things newsrooms can start doing right now</a></strong> to shine a light on the problem and begin to prevent it.<br> <br> <em>+Related: </em><strong><i> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxrrLpSBRliSNTZALH_dasqbKmvpkyxtG0y6KixjiQoloVcK6g1kfQHySnIK_xwVtZeJ5qtRcSdSQUXvRL3KIO1T5au14gr2vEkfuVRpMp5U6ohM-Cx1bBVWYddj6B7z1PS03Z9QlwzgCe3UMVw13Ui-adJ9UutULN3oz93EdzBdO74eV6y0yDIAA0a6gX7beCQvuKt6FPbKDDq0hUtY2_c7fFnYDK0NRQGg==&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">Harassment and abuse has no place in the workplace - including newsrooms. Journalists must speak up.</a></i></strong><br> <br> <em>+Related: </em><strong><i> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxriSVR2qGgxf5d57A7gvIEdgEolizKOFlpwv9VnTzL9rd3ys1HRNPUQrAhX8GA56vfvlNvcu--6otoSv9uf78LH_a7L0GgOHMLzSRJnUGiZTGyYGk31d98itFAucpR8D0kVmU5LMsgzDvSUnuAzM_WPAp72QVKqyEytUo4EEXD3nFQfWYxrd__dXkbu5uvE4f9knXUW_N1-XkDEkUaSt2CCxn8IMNR75e6D3rKOTXqPYnkWj5KwCBxjWgZh6dLE8VbhiZN4uFTB6dqNGeD4mBDpA3Pcl55nTE_e03t2L955-8S0fcfKHK8TVGgXklqzGzJqIpI93dqgeBdVCA8olSPq1GYU02UbWVwXzNU9XMi_JKyUokbEGEvo3Jif6IL7259pnuw86-Y63Jl4kChpW4Yr8=&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">A "reality check" for covering newsroom scandals</a></i></strong><br> <br> Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) introduced a bipartisan federal shield law on Nov. 14 that would protect journalists from being forced to reveal confidential sources or documents in most cases. Get the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxriSVR2qGgxf5KLRO1DpL1wh36_QKMTMRQLDBA_8DHUXiIa0zSGbku6qPU8B8MieE5FEqio3roPKeoXcvk7EJWoJLhQ79NmUVeUFhpw3ufHwm5bQHoUAh_54uxuoCTUS__Jh0vLQpeDxfLqXnk965WbYnaiFBdeE82g==&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">details here</a></strong>.<br> <br> American photojournalist Alexei Wood is <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxriSVR2qGgxf5RcmVitIz76YLdw1SdKF_kTqMCwovqVPUCNp47tRfYarPIUMpj-sZ4gka1G7hbqp_pR2bBxNYG7ANFinqxQXJcaDaPBcbi2xWNqI-ckMCTlQFjg7Dk05cZoc274mz38UDLdDkDPKUK-n8dBYhZ3JtpMLsMUzWDAJBHqeUPldsy-DQr8AfJ124WQMf02lstRfTnQoX5onsfI_FednM4SdiQ0J4YUHCZVuaOfr5bbMfRMtUKXJ9JLOSI0QZOGcibpKsmBrPnowiivSEb5CT7wGzk4EwWeoUE2IHJ6jOWqfEvbT8-PwK8cIFSipdojZNHsfeyRPXrvNOitB8Rbs2Kdwsg6BpO5YGLTUAGXWryFKSXGGEhpf58RPjbbAKewwLCVJs6n4x2Qw_mCuisYHv1OWj72GLh22v1vixZoJoMJLlI7kBnklAkB7n9ajm4qE4jxkhEiybfMYYeXcg1aMi7ba3Tk9UOM6GAuaf&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">facing criminal trial this week on rioting charges</a></strong> after being arrested during protests on Inauguration Day in Washington, D.C. HuffPost is reporting this story as if this happened in another country. The editor's note reads, "Felony charges against American journalists are jarring. Our approach to this story is meant to be as well."<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">ETHICS ESSENTIALS</strong><br> <br> SPJ Ethics Committee Chairman Andrew Seaman says discussions about ethics in the workplace are absolutely necessary. The Society of Professional Journalists' Code of Ethics is clear that journalists should "expose unethical conduct in journalism, including within their organizations." <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxriSVR2qGgxf5CBbHx-_6JdSw6FnkcpIGik8Bj8M7NbKwQD8Ou-l8WIlCK02AHDERyOVFyLf2NsQXN9qH2yVius1O21yMs7zC6OS0caaXqfv-Fjc6ZX5wQ_8kqpZCTPBsGRU9dJicPSstbP_taPPNhZg=&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">Here are some tips for making those conversations a little more comfortable</a></strong>.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">GET A GIG</strong><br> <br> The Education Writers Association is accepting submissions for the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxriSVR2qGgxf5pGiEKfSFIokyRAZkNDFxOMCwVv4cpXUfGsHuZL1gDXYbnI_sLE6q84D0unZOtRVYA-jUFLgFe3Em4Vc6yZTf-aDGqKmcH0BIT2D4Q91MYwwLuUcOM_apiA==&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">2017 National Awards for Education Reporting</a></strong> through December 15. Send in your best education-related breaking news stories, investigations, op-eds, features, podcasts and videos. All category winners receive cash prizes and are eligible for the $10,000 Fred M. Hechinger Grand Prize for Distinguished Education Reporting. Visit the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxriSVR2qGgxf5pGiEKfSFIokyRAZkNDFxOMCwVv4cpXUfGsHuZL1gDXYbnI_sLE6q84D0unZOtRVYA-jUFLgFe3Em4Vc6yZTf-aDGqKmcH0BIT2D4Q91MYwwLuUcOM_apiA==&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">EWA website</a></strong> to learn more.<br> <br> The Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia invites journalists and journalism educators to submit nominations for the 2018 McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage. The McGill Medal honors a working U.S. journalist who has exemplified journalistic courage throughout his/her career. <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxriSVR2qGgxf5sWZF9uucfiFtN8lXI4NFNPoX1841VY-25rwWjFjm3SD_mmA2nH-pTM6yiwSZDja-FlzD4HfUDv52GNr7QVHp9NLgAoliDuxSh4FiVKWDR4hKXjt_A5RjfmTp2Nyzrp-aSQrnJbOECFI=&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">Nominate a journalist</a></strong> by Dec. 18.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">LEARN SOME STUFF</strong><br> <br> 'Tis the season to be thankful! Here are some <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxriSVR2qGgxf5kJeh6KOBkuTFGbk2vM4n8B0WBDQROuIkFUKspmpWfdUShERlbScmVoBA1us5k5iBQhJEGB_LLdPlUWA_Em6Hi9Vfeb8Bl0krRpV_KVg-TNebxM77xNJS3KW-ub5kOC5elig3_KBVjJSnohyYlzIFLksjUUTrdj5wlEmDB-W8Y5kZiBMMqT8bfQ==&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">digital tools that journalists are thankful for</a></strong>. If you're already using them, you know what we mean. If not, now's a great time to start!<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">GIVE A LITTLE</strong><br> <br> Join us for <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxriSVR2qGgxf5zZ7D4k-hNNTRBdomCCKoHJhsACywLv-Lx3-elCoFQa69xOcvViKt7ME1RlOxjm51fEYFIRc1XHArLinHUnf3HJKA5TbEDpz8nQXCCL1gpQZS-jlF6QW8dEh1CH3MT7Y_&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">#GivingNewsDay next week</a></strong>! We're raising funds and awareness about SPJ's efforts to improve and protect journalism through the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxrt5HuHxxysdw8bIcUM9nPjK_EnNiJTU0DflTzTofavJZVHGwZ0Q84X5HZB31naUK9u61d-JYv6levsndLAtkwBPW-c1wlf272oTqawwP7x8_-yPjtmwc_ZizY28f6cMo8FxYy-LK99IPr7hGBe-Pb_0=&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">First Amendment Forever Fund</a></strong>, the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxrmElfiJ9h4el1e1mazieN8IJeV5XVEIV5zznFXkVg7Pfmbn7M0x5ppl7cVOUwCVqqiPDVnZd2EBEw_A2zZvz5kJkGb5nijv4AlgiqdEv_iOT-_wrKKNFQBNaM5XydA4H8g==&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">Legal Defense Fund</a></strong>, and the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxrmzmXx5JsjRb8OWXlgG9BDVhRZBYHrXf1YFlsfIzwcy_vBM8JEzTf6-9f3Mg6FVmj3r4sEDJTyFbwxt3-KgZ0gSW1DwEIPg1EWe6Jb6uKeQpsC23-9KEu_pFHdAdU_m7JnEVjwQzHyWd&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">Sigma Delta Chi Foundation</a></strong>. You can participate by sharing stories on social media about how SPJ has helped you become a better journalist using the hashtags #GivingNewsDay and #ProtectPressFreedom.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">SPJ QUICK FIX</strong><br> <br> During this season of giving, give thanks to an outstanding colleague or mentor by nominating them to be a <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxrqJkKgaYdMXJMEquDNlBr64n9eibRwWbZVejzUskimsNQIRtI8rwGIFqpl0CAYGJSk3n4jLuL-KOCn56i4Jr0oQ48uTnsx7noGDh2ANifjTUvohfQrVcV8Apqu3znCA_BR05pBHbdsIZ&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">Fellow of the Society</a></strong>! Nominate them by sending a letter that shares the nominee's contributions and/or service to the profession and why they are deserving of this national recognition. The deadline to <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxrhRh6Ye45SzBv9Szwwhwm1Q7JMi7zWCPADEc37vv3F6ZEloMCxnVVfg8jTP8qIF3AE58F4JNOF8j_M-NEYjfH_i9t-FrEs7rhsz-5mSb5arP3kmFqFVK10OwruBFGaXseYYz6NExyQwSMXA9T-BCvss=&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">submit your nomination</a></strong> is Dec. 1. Email program coordinator <strong> <a href="mailto:ccordial@hq.spjorg">Christine Cordial</a></strong> with any questions.<br> <br> Don't miss your last chance to apply for a chapter grant! The deadline is 5 p.m. EST Nov. 30. Apply by emailing SPJ Region 2 Director <strong> <a href="mailto:LawnGyland@aol.com">Andy Schotz</a></strong>. Details <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001c7dJgt_H8wRFdAZ9Rv72t0i3nXu6BP8DYZ2nTtgyoHi6urxGQWyxrl_BFy4LegcuGZ_DvUwTWRnfCcvgbVAPulkOtfAH23v7afbaLxMETdZ8ANoBhU31uodKVb-nozuVcUjwvZ1t-IzBUS_LvhjfYxPkKk2DOPHJL782p5CfG3Inkh-qa4-tENP6ZDfzV-ti&c=RSLUeWvgGAU67isN-Hvgw-N7FSCc0Q_DF2I91i73iMr0A6t6P4H_Hw==&ch=36S4_wB2YUcYBM1JQBVg7nxbqugiX5iwXJlml3FzjPbaAEVbpGZoTQ==">here</a></strong>.<br> <br> <em>SPJ headquarters will be closed the rest of this week for the Thanksgiving holiday; catch us in your inbox next week!</em> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -1700 Awards season is here http://www.spj.org/spjleadsr.asp?REF=572 <em>"A powerful company punishing a news organization for a story they do not like is meant to have a chilling effect. This is a dangerous precedent and not at all in the public interest," -- The New York Times in a statement about Disney boycotting the Los Angeles Times over an investigative story it didn't like.</em><br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">WHAT'S HAPPENING</strong><br> <br> It's <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lihEzinHHKIPTn_CO1WtDBGOkFehFj_rZ2uIMQUV5e0PopdWGW9pDVW1nEcmDO7qQ-1buw93HpWFwjzJxNVVSizdnUZDVQAa1I4uOvXaft_-CAgANIFHxBQ8wYH35o_5zquucrsBRegwAWmrKBjMUti561i-3QzoTg==&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">Media Literacy Week</a></strong>, hosted by the National Association of Media Literacy Education. Media Literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, communicate and create using all forms of communication. The mission of Media Literacy Week is to highlight the power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today. Follow along with #MediaLitWk and #mlw17 on Twitter. Feeling extra media literate? Test your skills with the New York Times <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lihEzinHHKIPFpIW8GYoDPS4qsdnlep978St0gFQ1j7f-IYSSc_nSWOd9ZHCbKUFKFAadcbrDEhdXv-sbVKHirsmxHZmP10EPa48YAAK3FZpVOZd9cUg2QPALTOQsg1bZfl0APT22yeV-Y7rZRFRXcdSAg6pAF-q_fGORsWvS7VuVGwtfGU-2rvTtexCnZgbbsBs53nUbVZpsv_XZO6-_JdTK-6eVoYB1LoKbL4u8nzsAqPhIwZySnvSQug8kyu5lc9wiIace38SuuWQQIiZkG3ReYJynHg-WDHjwKJvZS9x5LQ6ycJ025oKbVvXC82DjhjoZRepyZEa-3l3xq1KGEMbPOkk99Npsfp8mTBwMXJQYXY0HqIhPuwdDMDjrOf6yK9yq3vKxbo0KBpdfUA_vTNTaqMIdxBD6oDvu4xzSZ6KiilgxK0FQEhJHsdtiq1wq0l71VLAeklfr3PDXo3a7KnSSexHdG4XyV25P6iFkactokNjmYZDmmWYgd6x6i9SOczpASc8Mi61&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">Media Literacy Student Challenge</a></strong><strong>.</strong><br> <br> Researchers for the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University say U.S. journalists are cautiously optimistic about the future of community journalism. Based on their research, they have identified <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lihEzinHHKIPn6UuHiw88Neo1MRPxyg5uE8jB4N_c_B1gwI--8mQImO-8jwFck2EHnZXqB6HCX6s4bgPGzbKmKePgVtkzvgvH-pUlQs77pc3Ne1vIrpHFyaw_cDpx_NgyFisrHOZ5ebgbwV9lw8HIYTS2Ezvz229fPhSDcvP9WejJlog3T7Q8_w=&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">eight key strategies local newsrooms should be considering to reinvigorate themselves.</a></strong><br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">ETHICS ESSENTIALS</strong><br> <br> In the wake of the scandal involving Harvey Weinstein, journalism is one of the several industries facing the reality that men -- especially those in positions of power -- are harassing and abusing female colleagues. SPJ Ethics Committee Chairman Andrew Seaman says "<strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lihEzinHHKIPcWpu8USRC7vyAHNVVTlyjutMzTVI4G_J4qsrHkt4TgiZd2pqqLW3PI-yRvzfphS39oOeveKkLm075C0yOou9c7oXvmdxsW0HLd7pem1aal0G8q_rng2swixKyAmo4aoZlZU6OyB1i0-x5uA4_MpL_rOqx-f6aJPGA-qu_GqGWQHb6_8HOOsfFcr3n-Rdpn8594Q5_xOM3nyB_eRMhd9qPg==&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">Harassment and abuse has no place in the workplace -- including newsrooms. Journalists must speak up</a></strong>."<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">GET A GIG</strong><br> <br> The award-winning Kearney Hub newspaper in Kearney, Nebraska, is seeking a <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lihEzinHHKIPaoy1G8qDj5I1IYfFkvqxcccmYht5KXRfsB2b8J8PGFpnSh5affIgMm54z2uAyjgEB0t_gX4oG_ZZnwz_zoADD1xSFy16EhXcKkZvdH73IUKYd-iZ6cDAZ9M3KFkH0eueOz5UlbLFNeSsLRYulw4hjjxu7PwtKUR0voUxVr5BzwI=&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">managing editor</a></strong> to lead an experienced staff of reporters, editors and image specialists looking to the future of digital and print publishing. The successful candidate must be a professional journalist with at least five years of daily newspaper experience and a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.<br> <br> PBS NewsHour is looking to hire a <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lihEzinHHKIPNOJmOkclllftE1_4U7m6A0y6XqdnSem9eUmgOW8XLEk4bd-j5yF-bhoBheakARzUYfzPCfIQzX4_ecrnCm0q7qftEgAUGRDMmgbSygKfF47t2HVrT-YqK1f6ZeWuYCC9bW5YUCaiQGST7QXcmBd9yeVXHHs3rpjn&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">foreign affairs producer</a></strong> in Arlington, Virginia. In this position, you will produce foreign-news-related segments for the PBS NewsHour website and broadcast. You will participate in senior strategic planning for all foreign coverage in addition to pitching, developing and producing stories. You'll also work with and mentor junior staff. You must be experienced in producing network-quality stories for day of and longer form features, which includes shooting and editing.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">LEARN SOME STUFF</strong><br> <br> SPJ and the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lihEzinHHKIPWWZHTjXkYYZ5RH0ulBIh8hkv0W5hBLvBEwgMvNlZmKlN9lYQuc415lyKu0Q3_EpmgK3vmYQfQQTqPsqtfMOQr34Q1OEZZhwpmRkx5ZFU_9I=&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">Google News Lab</a></strong> teamed up in 2015 to provide training and outreach to journalists around the United States looking to apply Google tools in their news gathering, reporting and storytelling. Select SPJ members have been trained by the Google News Lab to bring this training to your doorstep. The training can take place in your newsroom or for organizations. Since inception, more than 8,000 journalists have been trained at 200 locations across the United States. Want to request a training? It's easy! <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_ll-d42j_DVBqavySxa1Y9q5VUt48Ksperml6sD6ASls7GHBnD0jWaC8PZGvyHWE6JGX-CSw-028cul6TLRH2S27V3YXSdy7qGO1eoJhfeiZ4B2yFpQyhsjJfits-f802HFxcWauQnHrEZIpU3nlrvRWAtjNhI1tylcBWzJ2cpOALgzdr0kIjN4soAMPL9nOuZLKBsPIrfoZkCOD2pt549pCfLKINlTs7cJVi9pXX8kNp&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">Just fill out this form.</a></strong><br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">GIVE A LITTLE</strong><br> <br> Rally for the First! <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lhN_yo6rCsMA058eyLFSHvIA2Ed3Dy63ax4MySLtXm-AKAO6bCD9707ncQ9W6uEHGPfCBP0VCfLIO74Z846rAheytd6yTXILSSYToQ_iZdv-lelX28l1aI6JVMnmF1Ojaw==&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">Protecting the First Amendment</a></strong> has never been more important - or more difficult. Government officials threaten journalists with arrests, libel suits and subpoenas. Meanwhile, we have fewer and fewer sustainable resources to litigate and advocate for press freedom. Your donations to the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_loMvHBqeg3HQKTm93vAFn7DP7iZFMjiG6aJPsP3mGELANkyFZkyIgrzeaApz1kimT1Wzdc2RMS5bB1SAr33DhvBXMy55KD_1nWj8NDAd0bdCrxuTJqgtrv_oOUYTlmOTfJadwPPrWYEA8Mo1S7M_Uyc=&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">First Amendment Forever Fund</a></strong> </strong>guarantee someone is always fighting for press freedom. If we don't do it, who will? Pledge your support <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_loMvHBqeg3HQ_EhXXbqyKAQ0R6cCzh48rkwdGfv5z6Xru74fXc_Iq0XHdObQlvW644U4hXJJyOrxDg_aX05A71waveXaePkDU-fyTPMZuyU8NSDhoPK3ZwhEIdagS3CUTwiXsKmbaBlE87DdJ44dJhkrGsQYDI1Dmg==&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">here</a></strong>.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">SPJ QUICK FIX</strong><br> <br> It's the most wonderful time of the year: awards season! Entries are now being accepted for the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lrTI0Y6lC0MkCvY8pyIyHlePBmbFkp6THHcyUQE44z7t5weo0G3f2eNW2lU6qx5QrlSL8Uz5Mxb7GMCocGs8Xk8PGFgsQJ3f_jvyM8qMm4Ffz4m4nbaH9RMfMNZQXecqzg==&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">Sigma Delta Chi awards</a></strong><strong>,</strong> celebrating the best in professional journalism in categories covering print, radio, television, newsletters, art/graphics, online and research. All entries must have been published or broadcast in 2017. <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_ls-FtVmxVvlccqx1xfZYHPgQ6Zm7PSyDraGy0DLPLd0tsCV0-zYUDYvmcuDyW7AWL_my9I5hVx5NzrfEpKL8yvfZ7jXbE7ta7lEnITLcgqB2imEDGjDs5fI=&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">Submit by Feb. 19</a></strong> to get your excellent work recognized nationally! Questions should be directed to <strong> <a href="mailto:ccordial@spj.org">Program Coordinator Christine Cordial.</a></strong><br> <br> Join us Tuesday (Nov. 14) in celebrating SPJ's diversity and inclusion by posting a selfie, newsroom group photo or other photo on Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram for #SPJ4All. Be sure to use the hashtag on a sign in your photos and include it in your posts, too, so we can find you and share! <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lihEzinHHKIP_wc5vzAs_z1edOUt4OwFmozrcyejCMOAHpcCgWa4iRYeQZ0TStN1WJ575p9WTUpCQc7bB8dZ5NOcq0iTt72-6_bG8Y_pkwFta33Cafn-ADRfsSKVcH6DH2KqDBSkbXKQ-OIwOprm0w78XeoOKjFDbBRQjxly329ftoOqVf-bE-fi2sS8LGJ3LV8UUwGgtykFO6exHMDc2CI=&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">Search #SPJ4All</a></strong> to see what people have done in previous years. Questions? Email <strong> <a href="mailto:agutierrez@spj.org">Communications Coordinator Anna Gutierrez</a></strong>.<br> <br> SPJ Region 4 has a new director! <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lihEzinHHKIPBaTqpm6C6dRPhdSrUqLVMT3uSEA-u6KHUjcOO0C-YOarzlg2FCYhrn-JLyDcrj-JVatp0-SQuKlkB0M1qI2cG5YZcJQQ2cC5sTUtXGqGFqV0HD0PL5KOJHBqdlghZxlkKc68-HpZSmA=&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">Tom McKee</a></strong> has been a reporter, producer and assignment manager with WCPO-TV, Cincinnati's ABC affiliate, for 38 years. He was elected vice president of the <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_ljpkxSzLete-WwPFUMoNDUFaNFmnbEsMxudcHg9yAHYUwlLOkMWHt1-_GYmN7BStM7miZ3p422cgcZtSMktv-gkT4AjQEEqqMjAddRPx_x-HxP5cUHjgQ6uib3wvr8vTrA==&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">Greater Cincinnati SPJ Pro Chapter</a></strong> in 2011 and took over as president in 2013. McKee replaces <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lihEzinHHKIPw4qRxV8OHDUgwnvzHXq-erM56Vlww761rfWgPGwnBPJ_iIoWFYWDv9iRiw90Eh1KfeuOJ01d4xMAXOJ05RnQy21C9r4tsEX900PTUa5Uh9TRlqCgdN_N8Q==&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">Patti Gallagher Newberry</a></strong>, who was elected SPJ secretary-treasurer at Excellence in Journalism 2017 in September.<br> <br> SPJ signed and sent a <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001PyXzTjRxw5kNSmNZU93Tzn4D8rlQKGEkfBhftRbRhjYV2J_uJye_lihEzinHHKIPJuG3fwW-NSg190vDJJEJuSQ709-knqUP7c4eYmr8AupFvWuGZV67PQuzVuv5xdIa3PXhLJQO0I4z1OgLiRBKZyoh-pSg5BntfA4lgjVDRBHnJIPV79GQ-ql_jZicOx3JzMaT_4062enHyq-HI6eqOMHDrOpi6UZKG0oizeT2gZVyOf70qiS8EUDAwTsd3nhFEnf1cpqPYLY=&c=R3BFufrOpUr1kIdgSvl0wwtkEUfcKZpe1Gw13OPDQezMnhNf8vzjVA==&ch=N2t3qOIMdmTv4BWKA0c_X7Ay_xxbGqj54GnClNe72EID-6g9tDNYlg==">letter today</a></strong> urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to provide a live audio stream of Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press v. Federal Bureau of Investigation, scheduled for Monday. We believe this case will be of heightened interest due to both First Amendment and national security questions, and should be accessible live to the general public. Thu, 9 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -1700 Sigma Delta Chi Awards contest opens Monday http://www.spj.org/spjleadsr.asp?REF=571 <em>"We need to be less like flashlights and more like lighthouses, and shine for everyone." -- Heather Bryant, in a follow-up essay about journalism's class problem</em><br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">WHAT'S HAPPENING</strong><br> <br> The Virginian-Pilot holds a special place in the hearts of newspaper design nerds - but now the newspaper is considering outsourcing its design operations. Andrew Beaujon writes, "<strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4vwgUqx5qdX0_yjCcqdEz5dSWqsIGyhtCWPHVcMxB_Aw3fzVwQfGU3wk8LMuRG7CtnVv_M3vgNakkPnDw72MLQSjPm4jJLxEQG-NudnJlkF6oUV7iLSoXs8-wjTdDyKaAn8Lf5TnohD0LnMaWa76f2oALy2cnOJ76g-6Y8Zvr75Pta2pzGx-MaY1VVmm3wRWrU1L1_NGiUzLM=&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">outsourcing the Virginian-Pilot's design would be a downsizing that resonated outside of the newspaper's market area</a></strong>."<br> <br> In order to reach its goal of 10 million subscribers, The New York Times is <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4vQusduLfWVjlfKHSbeOkOLduTTLjgZoQbU0JiVFyjFnG6LPSUyyGGpaRrNy_9A4BB-Nc6uO5afwzQZ270Jmu4tjdTXaVvt35GxswJ4FbbzD_rXzVksxsl_UakvM8DvDk6eiu8uG1YT-_21rUt5ivSJzwws4kD1S1GniSIKHcRGjlIShJWRvuky6xiMFHvkYRueafMBYyLQTNQ5uMiTzuN4kH-019lMoXVeqQyZHPV_tGGMOoDXH9J9EFAcib2SsvfIu3VtYmlpz95VVzA_Eo4wVLoV5cLJ-WibINJxZJKXoe-iJ_Blwhfp7YXn188hkYjSlCHHrwa1tZ4eipN2Dfht8ajLOV3Nu-1rRSMdOt8J0BvNtgMOrTCPV1-O8aazC0uCat8UoaYG1XPVQ1zDu2zPG1r4ECHJhFV&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">focusing on keeping subscribers</a></strong> instead of searching for new ones. The Times currently has 3 million print and digital subscribers. The main reason? Replacing readers who cancel is expensive. (<em>Related:</em> Print-native publications are having more success with subscriptions than pure digital and broadcast outlets, according to a <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4vktrlHckLy2d2mchDxq0wnQuMnQtx9VJuExHE_YCpevXSFlzVSoxSyXiY9u-el0DQYJZO32jK5qrhZ3gjK6QOzP7bcN6k0zSfRoc_T8VzGxgQ8ZbxSwbyA5dUcj7B119s5WUdvcIVSEMJuKEL2KJrTBp_xaFtmjSANuwfqf3c-TcLi4zFcCICshP6TXT-AkY5CcGAiDiEmDtz6JUayrCOIscMPcDMpi35Mblrw_At5Ai7rk7z6y-cRPsgS3slx1T4jlS_NFDwZ-tG5o5aoX0UsoPdaPMP6vEag4JhGWifM1X56uBrA_WwgyDQmAb-7A2wVjDsk-gkn-h2ips3wI6F-jv54n1QdX3ZykVw-dwp7znB5Z_3O6hasa0UtblATv1pPJ4OQvAzgK0DTnvANMgbUmlD47IizMgrkbN5IpnOy959eD1_cmNWCoqOB300DMBn&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">new report from the trade group Digital Context Next</a></strong>.)<br> <br> Columbia Journalism Review shared an article Friday that discussed how <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4vUxV9bLD8DOvmPB6PgN9_u3M3BwS7ImQOXfb3DDicsJaDtMO6mBrIIpHWEriuuNsja7-mtDrldhX8pwGrXC3YGYz1JL-kyZlyJn7CS--iBjooZaE3FD5htDwZNvzE4Hd-ZllcueK5atAwL0UhnptgsK1_ory5DAOTXBqwkOuC58vwcwgDseJisF_ATlsy_TpfiyaK6F5Uxm6Yhr4oH12w94fOTpZC4K27&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">the "Harvey Weinstein" effect is being felt in newsrooms across America</a></strong>, weeks after the news broke. Margaret Sullivan indirectly responded by writing, "<strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4vZG6aO0Wxl7thwkBm2V976sx0JrpSlOoSHUVYRgnmVmMru8dajTRtWn9-2QTRdrh_pi28tKTz6InoqHecINHyg5d0JlEiUz-2lKodQJJTPCsO4EAtJM_xydV_XM9f-YGYNrcRfeC1p6oDT0fYAI-whGIGETVICdjXb8Y1JlHoFTR5dB-E_qouyUAw9QeRBFGkXWLZCS1RGExkD74TvVq18GHDqi3TT8PNBHuB8CRMS0OZFRMztWNjtYKU3I9uQEUFZOUm3k8UMDyvvVfKufT2-FQ-BsvakB5CMu_TViQ0KdcDOV3OvH_DYethyuKZZ7oxrh8g-zDp1tBNkkyPWbENKHvHt4xp0s4kJvbXnrLsKaEU6H7fLly1YwTrsrws3oAB3gSa3YByvNc3273uYgkhJlcKg5YvdTOvbn44JR9edjpJYO_CgL-lYtO8-vtB75b5d3RqFUCCM07KXGIER3PixVWIrR6rzsyqkfhGWLvYcCKLtUfGuDEyTKhfPgV8i_dR0NkACsnazWxF7wUkc4hO4GUzEqjTHvu-&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">Media companies have to address the deep-seated gender inequality that's at the root of this mess</a></strong>." Sullivan says until the underlying issues of gender inequality and power dynamics go away, nothing will change.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">ETHICS ESSENTIALS</strong><br> <br> Stephen J. A. Ward <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4v5okHPSf777TpD6E1xrBoUX2v1B-PHGbSAI3en_gImBdnL92zgM1HssTNkxLU8D1QnxgJFZX5OpqCupTZGrfdq042cUu918MZdKmZs2S4KYO7k1NZFePI7UH9x3jYpkKD3UbwHhlcB8B_UYmyGaCQWJY3t8-VZrq8LW4PUdT9-KM=&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">explains journalism beyond the facts in the first of a two-part series</a></strong>. He defines "journalism of facts" and goes on to explain that journalists can't report on facts alone because "most facts are misleading unless we correctly interpret them." Ward then discusses what the public needs - impartiality in service of democratic engagement. "We need to educate journalists who can place isolated facts into meaningful context."<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">GET A GIG</strong><br> <br> Poynter is hiring a marketing/communications generalist. The full-time position, based in St. Petersburg, Florida, is for someone who loves to plan, write, track, analyze and optimize. You'll work closely with the Advancement Department to tell the story of the Poynter Institute and drive revenue. <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4v-eHyZxa0n0Kdl4ymrBU4kbZhhTkPAptSLNHV39jPcKfLYOVln8iXiOHbhUdwh22FK2H1-_N4fiyxOhQWdkNb6NNwWFT58OxZrOPY-VeahLG-I0iBsphwJn1AbR1__RstE3X-0OSKF8JPIRH23eERiSkIfh_Xs1toau2rW_K_pGhT4diWQBVWGTt2pKyV9kmfQ_pAu4SyuDR0qlfkZYFx4A==&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">Details here</a></strong>.<br> <br> Are you obsessed with politics? <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4vRoM-JhG7FJAOB5vnuJgIQn-LYDutFlwnYxhPPSul-Na1cs9T-eXtvAbCV5lEO1ZFNdBfAT0gcC2fewNy_3F_907DYhX7FWZ8xCo2M5QHz31_u9XDyYeTeyAznNKH_YaulOi7yFgeJTc6TX3vaim8FyEPqWuXkpdE&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">Apply</a></strong> to be the next <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4vM0TmrAH3tJCk_PnQ8TDIdE-fnVADNbWsz-pDxKuztNS5L-Mbcg1K4gL1phgTzK9H1Y219XSkhdfYUWFUFr1D31zEPnX49DJtr_0WvsFdViBPqemu-NERYQBqmIjB849JyvJ5tltDqC8=&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">Politics Editor at Newsweek</a></strong>. Newsweek is hiring an experienced, digitally-savvy editor in New York or Washington, D.C., to oversee coverage of politics and national security. This is primarily a digital position, but there are plenty of opportunities to edit and write for the magazine.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">LEARN SOME STUFF</strong><br> <br> Learn to find, analyze, interpret and visualize data in compelling new ways with SPJ's Google News Lab Training. Unlock the powerful world of data journalism so you can tell deep, insightful stories in your community. Learn more and request a free training for your newsroom, classroom or chapter at: <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4vygStPbmneV0rZD48sJTfxbe4Ps3c2nakUCokA_zCeQJ50hM3Er7BraNwRefBG1m_BOIz3zom-YqrnedplPenMjo9c3tWctiVQxZZ7NsWRx8=&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">www.spj.org/google</a></strong><br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">GIVE A LITTLE</strong><br> <br> We're <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4vdv5UxAhAeb5tODKH5o4ZZkMkACN8hxA6tjmG3TeYaz6naVRiZ2ROZsYzDQAZt-macIB1MOnJqPuZSKpt4zaP1Jo8EK9mqXk7msqFmQIY0h4xPzpwqjJ-DUWM8PvkZsLbkZPr964kY1grH8fcmb4zAA6SUkzbN7N-cRe_iw74SmY=&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">looking for journalists of all backgrounds</a></strong> to visit schools (elementary through college) to discuss the importance of journalism and the First Amendment. SPJ National President Rebecca Baker has made media literacy a priority, and set a goal for SPJ to send journalists to at least 100 schools during her year-long tenure. If you have experience as a journalist, can identify responsible journalism, share why the First Amendment was written and why it's so important, <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4v0jCFP5qMjK3JwVUYerfM98O73TMN75NVFfK1Em2n-YmPA78uW0vBrOasb-CIrg_K2ijhGgpHwKMz6X87HjKof4PyX01bLTO_mZ_laerMuXwApn6M6I8N4sv__YIWzSzX-gzWknOUZ7TzED4iw9DO4gOjYKtU5uOA4-hwqPGkcVr1dxKOSyD3N_22-sMVVOomBK0ese1xOX2u8kbN1gQ1UQ==&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">apply here</a></strong>.<br> <br> <strong class="leadsheadline">SPJ QUICK FIX</strong><br> <br> <strong>Show us your best work: SDX entries open Monday</strong><br> <br> The SDX awards honor the best in professional journalism across print, radio, television, newsletter, art/graphic, online and research mediums in large and small categories. Work must have been published or broadcast in the 2017 calendar year. <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTzSXG38fEZbEJBVC-1ffq_0aveeeRcuS8xBW3vU2dg-ml793zz-F8lch-ZP842qkf_6wiOp73djUdbKfCblJ05ZXu5Uz3wOJXtaWGLm7Hjn40x7BCv0L_Vw=&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">Submissions will be accepted</a></strong> Monday through Feb. 19. <strong> <a href="mailto:ccordial@spj.org">Email Program Coordinator Christine Cordial </a></strong>with any questions. Check out the rules and view previous years' winners <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzT8pyyzWJb5TUiWnN4qDN04svYTmKMfQY_4WpdDhTSCXVAGyLFoTiHh5XcZUffldZZulGtVEa5IQxskBVIo8vO74ldVV7rDFblDPim2qKmejxP4ur6pFBnCTsLOmkD9aBpQ==&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">here</a></strong>.<br> <br> We launched a <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4vN5ENbsMcCkv8vDdkHPOMA1L2AeGuw8OXEkhBuKg_J7NLkp3iofikLXvkE99OW7Q8k7uxZQiJLCN3E6N6MLXWoyCv6YTkDxHUkyh_XiMGESOwhOifqCem6w==&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">section on our website</a></strong> that highlights local, state and national government agencies that are preventing sharing critical information with the public. The page includes an interactive timeline, surveys, letters to the White House and published articles that explain the importance of journalists having access to public officials and experts. SPJ National President Rebecca Baker says, "<strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4vsy0SdRSgim6Sfp_aRjywYz0Ksnw1VIX6yZ9mHXv4a5zp-wN9aj4mrEpq0lVk7OEv0AoUpg-MwyKTWbRwK-fTjh-qxol9KG3A1RhiVF0KvbAnUH-XCqMA7tSdIBLqeBAm&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">censorship by Public Information Officer works in tandem with other assaults on free speech including restrictions on public records, threats and physical assault on reporters, prosecution of whistleblowers and threats of prosecution against reporters</a></strong>."<br> <br> SPJ signed onto a letter to Melanie Pustay, Director of the Office of Information Policy, and the Honorable Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, asking them to finalize and implement the proactive disclosure policy of "Release to One, Release to All" under the Freedom of Information Act. The letter states: ""Release to One, Release to All" is sound public policy that would increase government transparency and leverage the existing investment in FOIA disclosures." <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4vPvUa-NNLCbVC8xvMKxi4TXO0yKLnwrUtxB_XJmAoBivnf2hTGJJdLxbkhBbn05eDWYNWdPxsdv5LwPI7FkgqaVNe73MUTwWgJVGYP4f9NGBnv_RMgASZZYFoHugd48s7uKXM4gY6nYecFRWkqboI3cwXGjMAUVBbcUcVOzhANnj7gwTnXsKtE4C1O4UYqu7xHlsdYxng0x0YcUo-RrmErXiY6XxegcS9&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">Read more here</a></strong>.<br> <br> "Competence can get you anywhere. As long as you work hard and know what you're doing, people will be willing to take chances on you." Read more from <strong> <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001t-OswdyTSRIrHw5mbT-BHuHbhxAhe3EABMlqGwo8h2mOwtuhgWpzTwIyx7qE9d4ve-EMLPUYTUWJqzZ-WwYhijr-oOEIisfsMwLue57SxQve64wo6R9eZXg8SItx4oECY0FaFOPx4WrwkEl4H1ih5mLN7coTnw60exkLCklcreZjuBEP6Dcj9UeCNA7OODDtl8lAxE8J1-DMcevgjfR01--OdrteEFS4QPy6PWBVdijoVgpSrlgmlfdTTHtwE16hRIxtro1qys7x05sqdw1dQHcNMZn9oheKZlz38fmLGvw=&c=zNa3Yg2Z_WW-Imc0wyU54MP90G5r1XefDOFw7jK9hJSV5jn7jENUqw==&ch=oix4zjcVASDaG-GOykkSGguOEAEDTZGyX0TB7YBrZhWYvpYL7DLIHQ==">Susannah George's post for the #PressFreedomMatters series</a></strong> on the SPJ International Community blog. George is the current head of Associated Press Baghdad Bureau.<br> <br> <strong>Meet SPJ's new development manager, Katie Kowalski</strong><br> <br> Katie joins SPJ/SDX Foundation after eight years of fundraising for fraternal foundations. She is a native Hoosier and has a degree in creative writing from Ball State University. A self-proclaimed news junkie, Katie considers defending free speech and freedom of the press the most important job she could ever have. <a href="mailto:kkowalski@spj.org">Email her</a> to learn more about how you can support the missions of SPJ and the SDX Foundation. Wed, 1 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -1700