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August 25th, 2006 • 2006: Chicago
Board approves $30K grant

Continuing its tradition of support for First Amendment rights, SPJ on Wednesday awarded a jailed independent journalist a $30,000 grant — the largest ever given by SPJ.

August 25th, 2006 • 2006: Chicago
Convention Kicks Off in Artistic Fashion

Photos by Rachael Strecher, Columbia College.

August 25th, 2006 • 2006: Chicago
President-elect race heats up as elections near

For the first time in years — maybe even SPJ’s history — the race for the president-elect seat is actually a race.

August 25th, 2006 • 2006: Chicago
Famous faces and secret handshakes

Media history in Chicago is broader than the Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times, and it’s far more important to the history of American journalism than readers might realize.

August 25th, 2006 • 2006: Chicago
On the street & off the cuff

Adrian DiUbaldo, a 23-year-old photography student from Metro-politan State College in Denver, said the 2006 SPJ Convention and National Journalism Conference is the first SPJ conference he’s attended. Diuvaldo said he hopes the days he spends in Chicago will not only improve his skills as a photojournalist, but also help him connect with editors seeking entry-level photographers.

August 25th, 2006 • 2006: Chicago
Panel to debate Federal Shield Law

Those who will be featured in SPJ’s Showcase Panel call a federal shield law everything from essential to unnecessary.

August 25th, 2006 • 2006: Chicago
More to love

SPJ has been defending and crusading for the rights of the First Amendment Since 1909. But this year the society will use a different tactic to spread the word.

August 25th, 2006 • 2006: Chicago
Getting down and dirty on Nitty Gritty City Bus Tour

Far removed from the Loop and the Magnificent Mile, away from the hustle of downtown, there is a community struggling to be a place where residents can be proud.

August 25th, 2006 • 2006: Chicago
Live in 3, 2, 1…

SPJ looks to past, present and future at annual convention.