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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,…

 

Assistant to project leader needed for regional SPJ conference

Are you passionate about journalism? Interested in learning tips of the trade from seasoned reporters and editors? Do you possess strong writing, communication, social media, and organizational skills? The Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is seeking a volunteer to assist with our upcoming regional journalism conference, which will be held in…

 

Open letter: SPJ NorCal responds to reports of police force used on journalists in Berkeley

Berkeley Mayor Tom BatesBerkeley Police Chief Michael K. Meehan By Email Dear Mayor Bates and Chief Meehan: The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists condemns, in the strongest terms possible, the outrageous conduct of law enforcement officers who assaulted members of the media during last night’s (Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014) demonstrations in…