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Discounted tickets for ASJA New Avenues in Journalism Oct. 10-11

ASJA New Avenues in JournalismOctober 10-11; discount code available Discounted registration is available for the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) New Avenues in Journalism meeting. For a $90 discount, enter code “sf45ona” in the “public” field when you register at:http://www.asjaconferences.org/sf2014/registration.php New Avenues in Journalism will bring together media innovators to coach freelancers about…

 

29th ANNUAL SPJ EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AWARDS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS


  ***** UPDATE: New extended deadline is 11:59 p.m. on MONDAY, SEPT. 8, 2014 ***** Know a deserving journalist who’s performed brilliant work over the past year? Someone who does what it takes to get the story, photo or video? Whose dedication to our craft is second to none? Maybe that journalist is you! For…

 

SPJ-NorCal Supports Proposition 42

The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is calling on California voters to support an important transparency measure on the June 3 primary ballot: Proposition 42. Proposition 42 will preserve citizens’—and journalists’—access to public information throughout California. The state has important laws in place which give citizens the right to access public documents…

 

Statement on the Arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee

California State Sen. Leland Yee was arrested yesterday as part of a larger federal investigation into the activities of alleged Chinatown gangster Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow. In light of these developments, SPJ-NorCal’s Freedom of Information Committee has received questions about whether it intends to rescind the award Yee received last week as one of SPJ-NorCal’s 15 2014 James…

 

Mar. 10: Journo Happy Hour in San Francisco

Come dive into March at a happy hour (& idea brainstorming) for Bay Area journos! Hang out with your fellow journalists, toss back a pint or two, and make new connections.  This is mostly a happy hour, but we’ll also take a couple minutes later in the evening to get your ideas on what kind…