LGBT Reporting Tips

Join SPJ Region 3 and SPJ Georgia at MediAtlanta, Oct. 29 with speaker Dyana Bagby to discuss resources and tips to use when reporting on LGBT. http://bit.ly/2dfEwfr This one-hour session will provide ten tips for reporting on LGBT issues and what to keep in mind when reporting on LGBT issues, especially on deadline. Advice on resources…

Looking Inside LinkedIn

Join SPJ Region 3 and SPJ Georgia at MediAtlanta, Oct. 29, and meet Yumi Wilson, an expert in LinkedIn. http://bit.ly/2dfEwfr A former LinkedIn executive shows you how to use the career-oriented social media network to not only promote yourself for your next job, but also how to use it for sources on your current job. This…

Newsroom Hacks That Don’t Require Coding

Join SPJ Region 3 and SPJ Georgia at MediAtlanta on Oct. 29, and and learn tools to help you become a more efficient journalists with speaker Maggie Lee. http://bit.ly/2dfEwfr Meet some tools that can help you bypass roadblocks and time-sucks on your beat. You’ll go back to your newsroom with some ideas about how to track…

How Google News Lab Can Help You – For Free

Join SPJ Region 3 and SPJ Georgia at MediAtlanta, Oct. 29, and meet Daniel Petty and learn about the use of Google News Lab. Petty is from the Denver Post. http://bit.ly/2dfEwfr Never heard of Google News Lab? Heard about it but don’t understand it? Understand it but can’t master it? A Google trainer will walk you…

Don’t Drone Alone

Join SPJ Region 3 at MediAtlanta, Oct. 29, and also join Brandon Ballenger on his final jaunt through the South on his Loan A Drone Program. MediAtlanta – http://bit.ly/2dfEwfr Learn the rules for flying a drone and the best ways to use one journalistically. Then take the controls of a cutting-edge Phantom 2 Quadcopter equipped with…

Public information should not result in felony charges

Mark Thomason will be appearing at SPJ Region 3’s MediAtlanta on Oct. 29 for Fannin Focus Panel. For more information on MediAtlanta go to https://sizingupthesouth.com/atlanta/ and register at http://bit.ly/2beBRVt   By Lynn Walsh, SPJ National President Mark Thomason, publisher of the Fannin Focus newspaper in Blue Ridge, Georgia was arrested June 24 and charged with three felonies,…