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



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September 4th, 2021 • 2021: Virtual
Connecting with Conservatives for Local Journalists

Conservative news consumers often want news that is just facts or includes both side's perspectives. The unfair perception can be impacted by word choice, headlines, sourcing, and news consumers not being able to tell between news and opinion.


September 3rd, 2021 • 2021: Virtual
Journalists Should Advocate for the First Amendment

“If we don’t do it ourselves, who else is going to do it?” Lynn Walsh, assistant director at the Trusting News Project, asked this question about one of the most important aspects of journalism: defending the First Amendment.  In an SPJ breakout session Sept.


September 10th, 2017 • 2017: Anaheim
Grace Rauh Wins SPJ’s Sunshine Award for Outstanding Reporting on Government Accountability

The Society of Professional Journalists held its closing dinner at the Excellence in Journalism with a strong statement defending journalism. Grace Rauh, a political reporter at Spectrum News NY1 won the Sunshine Award for her investigative reports on New York City mayor Bill de Blasio. Grace Rauh is the lead plaintiff in an ongoing lawsuit titled Rauh v. de Blasio nicknamed 'Agents of the City'.


September 10th, 2017 • 2017: Anaheim
‘Make journalism great again’: Rebecca Baker takes president post

New Society of Professional Journalists President Rebecca Baker told Society of Professional Journalist members that they are "stronger together."


September 29th, 2016 • 2016: New Orleans
SPJ elects a new president

“…As an officer of the Society, I hereby promise to uphold its ideals. I pledge myself to do all in my power, to perform faithfully the duties assigned to me, and to serve fellow journalists, whether of the Society or not.



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