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2023 Region 11 Conference: Honolulu


April 20th, 2024 • 2023 Region 11 Conference: Honolulu
What to Know About Working in and Reading Community News.

BOSTON – News deserts across the country are a result of dissolved local newspapers and almost nonexistent funding for small town journalists. Without access to coverage of town issues and happenings, the community that lives within could not be further away from its own issues.The


April 20th, 2024 • 2023 Region 11 Conference: Honolulu
The Dilemma of Sports Gambling

BOSTON – Betting in sports has never been more relevant, especially with one of the more recent betting scandals coming to light, as Toronto Raptors forward Jontay Porter was banned from the NBA for allegedly placing bets on his own team to lose on three separate occasions.


November 21st, 2023 • 2023 Region 11 Conference: Honolulu
Reporter Endures Trauma After Wildfires Destroy Her Home 

“It is so important to talk about the effects of trauma in our industry, because that is an integral part of what we do every single day. As reporters, you're going to be exposed to it.”


November 21st, 2023 • 2023 Region 11 Conference: Honolulu
Google Training for Journalists held during SPJ Hawaii conference

“If your momma says she loves you, check it out.”


November 21st, 2023 • 2023 Region 11 Conference: Honolulu
Trials, Tribulations and Lessons of the Lahaina Fire Coverage

"The hellscape that was created in Hawaii [from Lahaina], it’s still there. It's even worse than 9/11."


November 20th, 2023 • 2023 Region 11 Conference: Honolulu
Role of Artificial Intelligence and Journalism highlighted at SPJ Hawaii conference

“A lot of people think Chat GPT is as smart as people, but that’s not true...”


November 20th, 2023 • 2023 Region 11 Conference: Honolulu
Future and Challenges of Journalism Discussed at the SPJ Hawaii Conference 

HONOLULU—With news moving in digital spaces, people are getting their daily updates faster than ever. The onus of providing verifiable, well-researched and truthful news to the public lies with journalists. This can be difficult to achieve as fake news is a growing roadblock but journalists must find a way around it.