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



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September 3rd, 2021 • 2021: Virtual
Objectivity: The Hot Topic of Conversation Across Newsrooms Today

Following protests of George Floyd’s killing last year reporters began to question why a traditional news standard was still applied to coverage and, more importantly, how to move past outdated notions in 21st century journalism. In an SPJ 2021 Journalism Conference super session Sept.


September 1st, 2021 • 2021: Virtual
SPJ Transitions to Completely Virtual Conference

A surge in COVID-19 cases in Louisiana has forced large conferences to move to virtual meetings. Luckily the transition began before Hurricane Ida swept through the state destroying power lines, homes and taking lives. The Society of Professional Journalists will hold its annual SPJ Conference from Sept.



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