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Sunshine Wheat for Sunshine Week

SPJ Madison, Next Door Brewing collaborate on American wheat beer to honor the First Amendment, open government and Wisconsin journalism MADISON – The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and Next Door Brewing invite journalists and advocates of … Continue reading

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Trollish Behavior and the Future of Online Comments

More than 30 local journalists and members of the public gathered on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 for a panel discussion hosted by the Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, “Trollish Behavior and the Future of Online Comments.” Panelists included: … Continue reading

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SPJ honors Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Society of Professional Journalists announced this week that Gina Barton, John Diedrich and Ben Poston earned the 2013 Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award for their investigation into the Milwaukee Police Department. Their Milwaukee Journal Sentinel series “Police Problems: … Continue reading

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Hands wins SDX Award

The Society of Professional Journalists has named Phil Hands, cartoonist for the Wisconsin State Journal, winner of the Sigma Delta Chi award for newspapers with a circulation under 100,000. Award winners were announced April 23. The Madison pro chapter congratulates … Continue reading

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Madison SPJ’s Under 35 After 5 Meetup

Are you in the early years of your journalism career in Madison or the surrounding area? Join the Madison Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists on Feb. 21 for socializing, networking, cocktails and Plazaburgers. MADISON – The Madison … Continue reading

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SPJ statement on records fees

Jan. 28, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mark Pitsch, president, Madison pro chapter, Society of Professional Journalists; 608-252-6145 In response to news reports that Rep. Garey Bies is introducing a bill that would require requestors to pay fees for blacking … Continue reading

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SPJ Forum: What’s next for Wisconsin after the recall?

Gov. Scott Walker made history by easily surviving a recall election, but the stalemate in Wisconsin will continue as Democrats claim control of the Senate – at least until the next election. Wisconsin has been as polarized as ever in … Continue reading

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