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Resources from Western Regional Conference

If you couldn’t make it to the excellent 2015 SPJ Western Regional Conference on April 17 and 18, don’t despair. We’ve put together a list of resources from the conference here. If you have items you think we should add, let us know at spjnorcal@gmail.com. Twitter list of speakers and moderators from SPJ West conference:…

 

Resources for Reporting on Science and Health

At the SPJ Western Regional Conference in San Francisco on Saturday April 18, a stellar group of journalists talked about strategies for reporting on controversial and knotty scientific stories. Key takeaways from the session: Avoid creating the impression of false balance when there is a scientific consensus, whether you’re reporting on vaccination or climate change….

 

Regional conference early-bird registration deadline extended!

The early-bird registration deadline has been extended for the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2015 Western Regional Conference, being held in San Francisco April 17-18. Discounted tickets will be available until March 30, but space is limited – so book yours today! There’s still room on our special tour of Twitter’s headquarters at 10 a.m. Friday,…

 

Winners announced for 2015 James Madison Freedom of Information Award

Northern California Society of Professional Journalists Freedom of Information Committee to host 30th Annual awards dinner on March 12, 2015 at the San Francisco City Club  For Immediate Release: Retiring Electronic Frontier Foundation Executive Director Shari Steele, known for her tireless advocacy of free speech rights on the Internet and support of traditional and nontraditional…

 

Dates announced for the 2015 SPJ NorCal Region 11 Conference in San Francisco!

The SPJ NorCal chapter is pleased to announce we will host the 2015 Region 11 Conference in San Francisco on Saturday, April 18. We will publicize more information soon about the exciting workshops and speakers we are lining up for the conference, and how to sign up to attend. Region 11 comprises Arizona, California, Guam,…