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#FreePressFriday

Please join us in standing up for a free press on #FreePressFriday. The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is joining the national organization in highlighting the importance of a free and independent press in a healthy democracy. Learn … Continue reading

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Tasting Beer, Talking Beer at Vintage Brewing Company

MADISON — Like beer? Like beer writing? Join Vintage Brewing Company brewmaster Scott Manning and Wisconsin State Journal beer writer Chris Drosner (aka Beer Baron) on Wednesday, July 26, for an exclusive beer tasting and discussion to benefit the Madison … Continue reading

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Local science writing experts share experiences, offer advice for science reporting

Consider how news science-based stories are framed for the reader. Ask scientists about why a natural or human-caused occurrence happens. Take advantage of Madison-based science resources. Those are some of the suggestions offered at “Secrets for Success in Science Journalism,” the spring … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison elects officers

The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists on Monday elected officers to a one-year term. Officers re-elected are Mark Pitsch, assistant city editor for the Wisconsin State Journal, president; Lauren Fuhrmann, associate director of the Wisconsin Center for … Continue reading

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Open Government Traveling Show featured at Milwaukee Press Club on Wednesday, March 15

UPDATE: View this event on Wisconsin Eye. UPDATE: A report on this event from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. ——– The Milwaukee Press Club will host the Open Government Traveling Show – a panel discussion about the Wisconsin open meetings and … Continue reading

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Madison-area journalists raise more than $1,000 for scholarship

MADISON – Madison-area journalists raised $1,040 for the David Maraniss and Elliott Maraniss Scholarship at UW-Madison last week at the annual holiday raffle sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists, Madison chapter, in conjunction with the Capitol press corps. The … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison announces holiday party and raffle

See new raffle prizes added below, 12/6/16 MADISON — The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, in conjunction with the state Capitol press corps, will hold its annual Holiday Mixer and Raffle on Thursday, Dec. 15. The event … Continue reading

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