Since 2016, SPJ has worked alongside the Google News Initiative to offer in-person Google tools training in newsrooms and classrooms around the country. Now, that effort has expanded to provide educators instructional materials, based on those tools, that they can download and incorporate immediately into their classrooms.
– Elections Roadshow: Verification, fact checking and ethics with Frank Bi and J. Alex Tarquinio
– Elections Roadshow: Reporting on polling with Kyley McGeeney
– Elections Roadshow: Google tools for data journalism with Frank Bi
– Webinar: Google Trends and Elections
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.
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.
SPJ and the Google News Initiative 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.
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.
Upcoming events and programs
1/18/19: Deadline for Submissions: EIJ19 Call for Programs and Ideas
3/08/19: SPJ Region 4 Conference: Cleveland
3/09/19: SPJ Region 3 Conference: Savannah, Ga.
3/22/19: SPJ Region 8 Conference: Stephenville, Texas
3/29/19: SPJ Region 12 Conference: Nashville
3/30/19: SPJ Region 11 Conference: Las Vegas
4/05/19: SPJ Region 7 Conference: Warrensburg, Mo.
4/05/19: SPJ Region 10 Conference: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
4/05/19: SPJ Region 9 Conference: Albuquerque, N.M.
4/05/19: SPJ Region 1 Conference: Boston
4/05/19: SPJ Region 2 Conference: Ocean City, Md.
4/05/19: SPJ Region 5 Conference: Louisville
4/12/19: SPJ Region 6 Conference: Bloomington, Minn.
4/22/19: Application Deadline: Terry Harper Memorial Scholarship