SPJ 21 Journalism Conference • Sept. 2-4, 2021




September 9th, 2021 • 2021: Virtual
“Building a Pipeline from the Classroom to the Newsroom”: What is NBCU Academy and How Can I Participate? 

If you are interested in learning from reporters who really understand the craft, this is a great use of your time. Going through the specific scenario and deconstructing the different developments was extremely helpful to me as an aspiring reporter.


September 8th, 2021 • 2021: Virtual
4 top political cartoonists. 1 virtual room. Here’s what they had to say about virtual satire in the age of social media.

Throughout the virtual chat, the four touched upon the struggles they face as political cartoonists. And agreed one of the biggest thorns in their side, is social media and the “bandwagoning” on damning misinterpretations of their work. 


September 15th, 2020 • 2020: Virtual
C-SPAN’s Jesse J. Holland: Commentators are journalists, too

Jesse J. Holland, Saturday host for the C-SPAN Washington Journal, wants young journalists to understand important distinctions within the field of journalism and to be educated consumers of media. Holland explained to EIJ News that multiple categories of work exist under the umbrella of journalism: including reporters, commentators and columnists.


September 12th, 2020 • 2020: Virtual
Georgetown Students Recruited for Obscure Christian Sect

Multiple Georgetown students have been approached by individuals on campus about the ideological concept of “God the Mother,” asking them for their contact information to join a Bible study. A female incarnation of God, “God the Mother,” is believed to have co-created the Earth with “God the Father,” a belief associated with the fringe sect of Christianity known as the World Mission Society Church of God.



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