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September 27th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
‘Ethicalfred’ keeps focus on real-life issues

Fred Brown’s email address includes “ethicalfred” for a reason. | By Olivia Ingle


September 27th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
Seen & Heard: What impacts do social medial have on the reporting process?

Convention-goers respond. | By Kevin Zansler


September 26th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
Highlights from Monday's sessions

Take a peek at our notes on a few of Monday's sessions. | By Ashley Carnifax


September 26th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
SPJ board approves higher dues for next year

After six months of debate, the Society of Professional Journalists’ board of directors approved an increase in membership dues. | By Diana Elbasha


September 26th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
The Crescent City boasts new adventures for convention-goers

This year’s Society of Professional Journalists’ convention in New Orleans promises to be full of new experiences. | By Mary C. Barczak


September 26th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
Soledad O’Brien shares wisdom to standing-room only crowd

When Soledad O’Brien applied for her first job in TV news, the woman hiring her said there was no future in the evening news, and she shouldn’t bother entering the industry. | By Ashley Carnifax


September 26th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
Ensslin, Albarado to oversee SPJ as president, president-elect

Delegates from the Society of Professional Journalists elected five national officers at the opening business session on Sunday. | By Jordain Carney


September 26th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
Opening night reception connects convention-goers

The sound of jazz music and the smell of Louisiana cuisine filled the Lagniappe room Sunday evening at the opening night reception. | By Olivia Ingle


September 26th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
Haiti is more than a story for Miami Herald reporter

Few reporters are so dedicated to their beats that they are willing to pack up and live somewhere else for a year and a half. But that’s exactly what Jacqueline Charles did. | By Ashley Carnifax


September 26th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
‘One Member, One Vote,’ one more time

Delegates at the Society of Professional Journalists’ convention will vote Tuesday on “One Member, One Vote,” a twice-rejected proposal that would give all SPJ members voting rights in annual elections. | By Diana Elbasha


September 26th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
Exhibitors converge for joint convention

Three days and 49 exhibitors make up this year’s Journalism Expo at the Excellence in Journalism 2011 convention. | By Olivia Ingle


September 25th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
? Photo gallery: Big bites in the Big Easy

Food is an important part of New Orleans’ culture and history, so make sure to indulge in some of the cuisine this week.


September 25th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
SDX presents more than 50 awards for excellence

For the third year in a row, KARE-TV in Minneapolis received an award for television feature reporting on Saturday at the Sigma Delta Chi Awards banquet, one of more than 50 that the organization presented. | By Mary Barczak


September 25th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
Seen & Heard: Does the news media still need a federal shield law?

Convention-goers respond. | By Corinne Chin


September 25th, 2011 • 2011: New Orleans
? Photo gallery: Sigma Delta Chi awards banquet

Photographs from Saturday night's SDX awards banquet.