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Closely organized around the Society of Professional Journalists' code of ethics the news industry's widely accepted "gold standard" of journalism principles this updated edition uses real-life case studies to demonstrate how journalism students and professionals can identify and reason through ethical dilemmas.
SPJ and the Google News Lab teamed up in 2015 to provide training and outreach to journalists around the U.S. looking to apply Google tools in their newsgathering, 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 organization. Get all the details here.
SPJ and the Facebook Journalism Project are committed to creating opportunities for journalists everywhere to learn about the ways Facebook tools can help create and share incredible works of journalism, as well as engaging the public in the stories about their communities.
SPJ and Journalism Education Association are looking to match journalists and K-12 teachers in a nationwide effort to bring more journalism education to schools. The project, #Press4Education, provides lesson plans, presentations and other resources to journalists who want to volunteer to share their knowledge. Get the details and get involved here.
This free site from the Society of Professional Journalists contains thousands of links helpful for reporters, editors, educators or anyone else doing research. Edited by former Los Angeles Times reporter and Arizona State University Professor of Practice Mike Reilley, the site is organized by beats and industry topics such as Public Records, Crime, Legal Issues, Science, Environment, Journalism Jobs, Sports and more. The Toolbox is updated twice weekly and several times a day during prominent global breaking news events.
Unfamiliar with FOI laws? Need help submitting a records request? Request denied and dont know what to do now? Just overwhelmed in general and need a place to start?
The Society of Professional Journalists seeks to maintain constant vigilance in protecting the First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and of the press and encouraging a climate in which journalism can be practiced freely. If you're unfamiliar with the laws or just need some guidance, these guides for pros and students can help.
FOI for students: A step-by-step guide
FOI for pros: A step-by-step guide
Upcoming events and programs
4/21/18: SPJ Region 9 Conference: Denver, Colo.
4/21/18: SPJ Region 1 Conference: Philadelphia, Pa.
4/23/18: SPJ Ethics Week
4/27/18: SPJ Region 11 Conference: Universal City, Calif.
4/28/18: Freelancing 101: The Basics and Beyond
5/18/18: Application Deadline: Columbia Journalism School Student Fellowships
6/05/18: Application Deadline: Dori Maynard Diversity Leadership Program
6/05/18: Application Deadline: Terry Harper Memorial Scholarship
9/27/18: Excellence in Journalism 2018