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Monday, September 18, 2023 • SPJ News
Austin American-Statesman, Chicago Tribune, ProPublica and The Washington Post earn SPJ Ethics in Journalism Awards

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 • SPJ News
SPJ announces 2023 professional chapter regional honorees

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 • SPJ News
SPJ to partner with 'Trusted Sources' documentary

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 • SPJ News
SPJ on Fox News lawsuit allegations: 'No responsible journalist can accept or excuse this behavior'

Thursday, September 22, 2022 • SPJ News
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, ProPublica earn SPJ Ethics in Journalism Awards

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 • SPJ News
SPJ partners with Indianapolis theatre company on play, ‘Lifespan of a Fact’

Monday, March 28, 2022 • SPJ News
Indianapolis event to explore media literacy, ethics

Thursday, December 2, 2021 • SPJ News
SPJ launches Ethics Central to prompt discussions on ethics, newsroom diversity and inclusive news coverage

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 • SPJ News
Darnella Frazier, LA Times, KC Star first recipients of SPJ Special Citation for Excellence in Journalism

Thursday, August 12, 2021 • SPJ News
Anchorage Daily News, ProPublica earn SPJ Ethics in Journalism Award

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 • SPJ News
John Oliver segment is a reminder of failings within journalism

Monday, April 12, 2021 • SPJ News
SPJ statement on '60 Minutes' video of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

Friday, February 12, 2021 • SPJ News
SPJ joins AAJA in condemning racism and violence

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 • SPJ News
Newmark gives SPJ Foundation $185,000 for greater focus on journalism ethics

Friday, July 24, 2020 • SPJ News
SPJ introduces Media Trust Webinars for College Students

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 • SPJ News
PBS FRONTLINE earns SPJ Ethics in Journalism Award

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 • SPJ News
SPJ statement on actions taken against VOA editorial independence

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 • SPJ News
New SPJ media ethics textbook now available for pre-order

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 • SPJ News
SPJ mourns death of 95th President John Ensslin

Friday, August 2, 2019 • SPJ News
Journalists from ProPublica and The Associated Press earn SPJ Ethics in Journalism Awards

Friday, May 24, 2019 • SPJ News
SPJ: Assange indictment raises serious concerns for press freedom

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 • SPJ News
SPJ Letter to the Editor in support of free press

Monday, July 2, 2018 • SPJ News
Veteran journalist Rod Hicks named SPJ’s first Journalist on Call

Monday, May 21, 2018 • SPJ News
SPJ announces 2017 Mark of Excellence Award winners

Friday, April 20, 2018 • SPJ News
SPJ is making it crystal clear: Ethical Journalism Matters

Thursday, November 30, 2017 • SPJ News
SPJ: LA Weekly ownership should reveal identity

Thursday, June 15, 2017 • SPJ News
The Arizona Republic receives SPJ New America Award for Navajo Housing project

Monday, June 5, 2017 • SPJ News
SPJ joins groups asking that Gianforte be disciplined for violence against reporter

Friday, May 26, 2017 • SPJ News
National winners announced for 2016 Mark of Excellence Awards

Friday, April 28, 2017 • SPJ News
SPJ sends Code of Ethics to Congress as finale to Ethics Week 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017 • SPJ News
Next week, Society of Professional Journalists to #PressForEthics - public needs ethical journalism now more than ever

Thursday, April 13, 2017 • SPJ News
Journalists to #PressforEthics during SPJ Ethics Week 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017 • SPJ News
New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission ‘wins’ Black Hole Award for transparency failures

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 • SPJ News
Groups urge officials to allow journalists to do their work at Standing Rock

Thursday, February 16, 2017 • SPJ News
Quotes from SPJ leaders on today’s White House press conference

Thursday, January 26, 2017 • SPJ News
SPJ Legal Defense Fund Roundup – January 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 • SPJ News
SPJ, 60 other journalism groups, ask Trump administration for meeting on government access

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 • SPJ News
SPJ condemns “prior restraint” ordering The Trentonian to not publish about child abuse case

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 • SPJ News
SPJ: Proposed Gawker bankruptcy plan can’t leave journalists without legal protection

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 • SPJ News
SPJ joins 14 other journalism orgs to ask Trump to commit to protective press pool for transparency

Friday, September 23, 2016 • SPJ News
SPJ President Walsh talks journalism ethics at Domestic Violence Summit

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 • SPJ News
Cuillier receives SPJ's highest honor, the Wells Memorial Key

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 • SPJ News
Lynn Walsh installed as 2016-17 SPJ President

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 • SPJ News
Resolutions passed at Excellence in Journalism 2016

Sunday, September 18, 2016 • SPJ News
SPJ Pro Chapter of the Year honorees named

Monday, August 29, 2016 • SPJ News
SPJ Legal Defense Fund Roundup – July 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016 • SPJ News
Professional Chapter of the Year finalists announced

Friday, August 19, 2016 • SPJ News
SPJ chapters honored with Circle of Excellence Awards

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 • SPJ News
SPJ gives two 2015 Ethics in Journalism Awards to outstanding journalists

Thursday, July 28, 2016 • SPJ News
The Guardian, Donovan Slack and Invisible Institute honored for contributions to open government

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 • SPJ News
SPJ Legal Defense Fund Roundup – June 2016


Feb 03, 2023
Wrestling with trust vs. attention when breaking news

Jan 19, 2023
Focusing on photography ethics

Jan 06, 2023
Conduits of misinformation

May 27, 2022
Texas shooting renews debate about trauma journalism practices 

Feb 16, 2022
Beyond the Zucker headlines, another ethics issue

Feb 15, 2022
Code Breakers

Jan 06, 2022
Face-to-Face Value

Oct 08, 2021
Hicks: Colorado fabrication further erodes trust in journalism

Aug 04, 2021
Researchers: Knowledge of SPJ Code of Ethics helps students better navigate ethical issues

Jul 21, 2021
Interview: Jerry Ceppos and “Covering Politics in the Age of Trump”

May 19, 2021
Connecting to the Code

Apr 16, 2021
Hicks: DeSantis square off with “60 Minutes” feeds media distrust

Jun 04, 2020
Ethics: Should journalists show the faces of protesters?

Apr 08, 2020
Ethics: Answering questions about COVID-19 coverage

Oct 01, 2019
The SPJ Code of Ethics at 110

Aug 08, 2019
Quill question: When does sponsored content require disclosure?

Oct 01, 2018
10 lessons in journalism ethics

Apr 24, 2018
Journalism’s complicated relationship with transparency

Apr 09, 2018
Sinclair’s ‘teachable moment’ raises even more questions

Apr 03, 2018
Sinclair’s mandates threaten independent, local journalism

Mar 19, 2018
To regain trust, journalists should tell our own story

Mar 12, 2018
Can transparency save journalism from outside attacks?

Mar 12, 2018
Ten Questions with Jim Acosta

Mar 06, 2018
On-Air Interviews – A Complex Equation

Jan 16, 2018
The Power of Words

Jan 09, 2018
Need FOIA help?

Dec 26, 2017
Keeping journalism honest

Nov 02, 2017
Newsroom ethics discussions don’t have to be uncomfortable

Aug 28, 2017
Ethics: Clarifying terrifying terms

Feb 21, 2017
Online Harassment Is An Ethics Issue For Journalists

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