Category Archives: News

News about journalism, from the national chapter and others in the industry.

SPJ Madison, UW-Madison Center for Journalism Ethics to host post-midterm panel Nov. 7

MADISON — The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is partnering with UW-Madison’s Center for Journalism Ethics to host a panel discussion Nov. 7 on journalism ethics and the challenges of covering politics in highly polarized times. The event — which … Continue reading

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Annual holiday party and raffle to be held Dec. 13

MADISON — The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will hold its annual holiday party and raffle Thursday, Dec. 13 from 7-10 p.m. All area journalists and journalism supporters are encouraged to attend the free event, held at … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison announces third annual John Patrick Hunter First Amendment Award

MADISON — The Madison Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, with the cooperation of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, is sponsoring a college publication contest to promote the First Amendment. The contest is named after John Patrick Hunter, a former … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison thanks former President Mark Pitsch for his service

MADISON — The Madison Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists would like to thank Mark Pitsch for his dedication and service to the Madison journalism community and to the Society of Professional Journalists. Pitsch has recently stepped down from … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison summer picnic to be held Sunday, Aug. 19

MADISON — The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists’ inaugural summer picnic will take place this Sunday, Aug. 19, starting at 4 pm. All area journalists, journalism supporters and their families are encouraged to attend the free event, … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison, area journalists to raise money for student publications

MADISON — The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, in conjunction with the Capitol press corps, will hold its annual holiday party and raffle Thursday, Dec. 14 from 6-9 pm. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Daily … Continue reading

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Gilman Halsted named Wisconsin Watchdog

Gilman Halsted, a retired Wisconsin Public Radio reporter who produced award-winning examinations of the state’s criminal justice system, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award. Over the course of two decades, Halsted became a familiar … Continue reading

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