SPJ Leads: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Last call for Pulliam scholarships + executive committee meeting
Each year, the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation recognizes two journalists for their diligent efforts in journalism. The June 22 application deadline is less than a week away.
The Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writing gives $75,000 to a mid-career editorial writer or columnist who is interested in taking courses, pursuing independent study, traveling or seeking out other endeavors that enrich their knowledge of a public interest issue. The Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award honors a person, group of people, or organization who has fought to protect freedom of speech. See application and nomination details inside.
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SPJ Ethics Committee Position Papers: New Papers Added
This collection of position papers, produced by the Society of Professional Journalists Ethics Committee, is intended to clarify SPJs position on specific ethical themes that frequently arise in journalism, and also to provide better guidance for journalists, academics, students and the public when consulting the SPJ Code of Ethics.
The following papers are available for immediate reference, with more on using anonymous sources, undercover reporting, dealing with victims of tragedy, handling diversity coverage, privacy and news media accountability to release over the coming months:
Reporting on Grief, Tragedy and Victims
Using the SPJ Code
Pulliam Award and Fellowship applications: Nominate someone or apply today
Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship
The Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship awards $75,000 to an editorial writer or columnist to help broaden his or her journalistic horizons and knowledge of the world. The money can be used to cover the cost of study, research and/or travel in any field. Click here for more information and learn how to apply.
Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award
The Sigma Delta Chi Foundation presents the Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award, honors a person or persons who have fought to protect and preserve one or more of the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment. The recipient wins $10,000 and is presented an engraved crystal at the Excellence in Journalism 2011 conference in New Orleans. The honoree receives transportation to and lodging at the event. Learn more about the award and how to apply here.
The postmark deadline for nominations is June 22.