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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS — 30th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards

30TH ANNUAL SPJ NORCAL EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AWARDS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 — Aug. 13, 2015 Contact: Lila LaHood (415) 846-5346 or Liz Enochs (415) 323-0220 Know a deserving journalist who has performed brilliant work over the past year? Someone who does what it takes to get the story, photo or video? Whose…

 

California Supreme Court to hear case on disclosure of automated license plate data

The Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is pleased that the California Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case regarding the disclosure of automated license plate data. SPJ NorCal joined the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and several California news organizations in filing amicus briefs, urging the court to…

 

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,…