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Celebrate Sunshine Week at Madison’s Newest Newsroom

Madison area journalists and journalism students are invited to the NBC15 studios  on Thursday, March 16, 2017, to celebrate Sunshine Week. March 16th is the 266th birthday of James Madison, fourth president and author of the First Amendment, which includes … 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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Trump raises stakes for press, public

Feb. 1, 2017 Your Right to Know / Mark Pitsch Two days before the new president’s inauguration, the Society of Professional Journalists and dozens of other media and government transparency groups sent a letter asking Donald Trump for a meeting … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison to raise money for David Maraniss Scholarship

MADISON — The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will raise money for the David Maraniss and Elliott Maraniss Scholarship at its annual holiday party and raffle in December. The group is now seeking prizes from media companies, … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison hosts “After Deadline” Meet Up at Ale Asylum on June 21

Celebrate summer – and journalism – at the Society of Professional Journalists’ inaugural “After Deadline” event Tuesday, June 21, at Ale Asylum in Madison. The Madison SPJ chapter is hosting this gathering, to be held by SPJ chapters across the … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison announces major national conference: Reporting on Religion — Media, Belief and Public Life; March 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mark Pitsch, 608-252-6145 MADISON, WI — Religious faith remains a key component of public and private life in the United States. Yet, America’s religious landscape is shifting, and as a result news coverage of religion has … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison announces Freedom Ring high school publication contest

Students invited to submit writing, video and cartoon pieces on the meaning of the First Amendment MADISON, WIS — With personal freedoms being assaulted and abridged around the world, the Madison Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is sponsoring a … Continue reading

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