Just for the fun of it I created an album of pictures from the DC SPJ 75th anniversary party.
Click here to view the album.
In the wake of the report of a sexual assault against Lara Logan in Cairo, more women are now willing to talk about their experiences.
Kim Barker talks about her experiences, the Logan episode and female reporters in hot zones.
Well worth a read.
Many thanks to Andrew M. Scott, communications coordinator for SPJ Headquarters, for organizing Twitter journalism-related hash tags. (Big hashtags for journalists)
The importance of hash tags in the Twitter-verse cannot be under estimated.
When used properly, the tags make it much easier for someone using Twitter to read comments and reports (all in 140 characters or less) about any event.
For those who missed it, the national SPJ issued a statement about harassment and beatings of journalists during the 18 days of demonstrations in Cairo.
The Society of Professional Journalists and its International Journalism Committee strongly condemn recent attacks on and detainment of journalists covering protests in Egypt.
“We urge Egyptians within the government and outside it to demonstrate their support of those who simply seek to tell the truth in this historic time for their nation,” SPJ President Hagit Limor said. “We condemn any violence against or arrests of journalists and other attempts to hinder reporting.”
Thanks to Tom Hanaway at the the Journalism Department at the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh (B'gosh) for this look at what it takes to win the heart of a journalist.
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