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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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Open those cookies, and more

Your Right to Know By Mark Pitsch As part of national Sunshine Week, March 16-22, members of the Madison student and professional chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists fanned out across the capital city, handing out fortune cookies.

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SPJ Training: Sources and Stories in Minority Communities

In a recent essay discussing the portrayal of Asians in mainstream media outlets, Tom Huang, Sunday and enterprise editor for the Dallas Morning News, suggests that “what’s missing in our coverage are the everyday acts and opinions, quirks and foibles, … Continue reading

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Shadid Ethics Award nominations sought

Shadid Ethics Award nominations sought Award expanding nationally Deadline: March 3 The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists shares this press release from the UW-Madison Center for Journalism Ethics: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anthony Shadid Award will recognize ethical … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison chapter hosts cartoonist event

Hair styles. Nose shapes. Eye spacing. Ear size. The discussion at Brocach in downtown Madison on July 18 could have been confused with gossip at a beauty salon. Instead it was the musings of some of the state’s top political cartoonists explaining their craft … Continue reading

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Investigative journalism center dust up just the latest press infringement

By Mark Pitsch The state’s Republican-led budget committee may have done no greater favor for the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism than voting to evict it from two tiny offices in UW-Madison’s Vilas Hall. Since the early morning, back-room decision … Continue reading

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Holiday Mixer

Mingle with journalists, help feed our community, win prizes MADISON – Join with other Madison journalists to commemorate the end of a dramatic year in Madison journalism and spread holiday cheer. The Madison Pro chapter of the Society of Professional … Continue reading

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