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Gilman Halsted named Wisconsin Watchdog

Gilman Halsted, a retired Wisconsin Public Radio reporter who produced award-winning examinations of the state’s criminal justice system, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award. Over the course of two decades, Halsted became a familiar … 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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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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It’s time for vigilance on open records

Your Right to Know / Mark Pitsch Records advocates plan traveling show Among the many remarkable things about the defeat of the proposed overhaul of the Wisconsin Public Records Law over the July 4 weekend last summer was the way … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison monthly business meeting Jan. 4

Society of Professional Journalists, Madison Chapter Monthly Business Meeting Jan. 4, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Next Door Brewing Company, 2439 Atwood Ave., Madison Agenda

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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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