SPJ Region 3 announces Mark of Excellence national winners for its area

Indianapolis, INDIANA — The Society of Professional Journalists congratulates the 2017 Mark of Excellence Awards national winners. The MOE Awards honor the best of collegiate journalism within a calendar year. National Mark of Excellence Award winners are chosen from the category winners in each of SPJ’s 12 regions, and the awards are judged by journalism professionals with at least…

SSU professor develops aboard program for students to report from Panama

Editor’s Note: Jessica Sparks, assistant professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at Savannah State University and SPJ Georgia member, developed and was awarded funding for an experimental learning program with a visit to the country of Panama for her students.  COMMENTARY By Jessica Sparks, SPJ Georgia member, assistant professor of Journalism and Mass Communication, Savannah…

If restaurants ran like college papers, diners would stave to death

COMMENTARY Journoterrorist By Michael Koretzky Want to advertise in your college newspaper? It’s probably a pain in the ass. Last month, I mocked a hashtag called #SaveStudentNewsrooms. It was a one-day campaign to highlight the financial struggles of today’s college newspapers. Really, though, it was just a bunch of students bragging about their self-importance and begging for donations.…