Category Archives: Wells Memorial Celebration

Remembering James Baughman

Professor James Baughman, of the University of Wisconsin School of Journalism and Mass Communications, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2016. Professor Baughman was a supporter of SPJ, and participated in some of our meetings. We will miss his enthusiasm … Continue reading

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Wells Memorial Key Centennial Celebration

Journalism will thrive so long as there’s a need for stories that explain our world and help us uncover truth. That was the message from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Maraniss, a Madison native who was the keynote speaker at the … Continue reading

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Wells Memorial Key Centennial Celebration audio and video

Chester Wells history presentation:

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Clicks and hits: pursuing a proper online journalism strategy

By Amelia Rufer The Internet allows consumers of news to pick and choose what they read. Journalism’s challenge is one of ethical and monetary significance: to write about topics that attract readership while serving as gatekeepers of information critical for … Continue reading

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Journalism education and the rise of infomatics

By Amelia Rufer With the Internet increasingly becoming a central platform for news, journalism needs to update its revenue model…fast. But between an experienced, older generation of reporters and tech-savvy, j-school graduates is a chasm of competing worldviews that can … Continue reading

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Wells Memorial Key Centennial Celebration Photos

Wells Memorial Key Centennial Celebration, a set on Flickr. View more Wells Memorial Key Centennial Celebration coverage here.

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SPJ Madison to host national SPJ celebration

April 10, 2013 MADISON – The Madison pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to announce a two-day celebration of the 100th anniversary of SPJ’s Wells Memorial Key. The key is the highest honor for service to … Continue reading

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