Photojournalist teams lessen as more MMJs are producing lone productions

Baxley Bites A column by David Baxley, Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, Francis Marion University, SPJ South Carolina member Tulsa photojournalist is a “Go-getter” Ask veteran newspaper reporters what it takes to be a great journalist, and they’ll tell you exceptional writing skills. For broadcast journalists, writing is only one aspect of their work product; the…

The problem with PIOs and lack of transparency is addressed on new SPJ website page

INDIANAPOLIS – In its ongoing push for government transparency, the Society of Professional Journalists has launched a section on its SPJ.org website that contains  information highlighting the issue of local, state and national government agencies preventing critical information from being shared with journalists and the public. It’s page is entitled, “Public Information officers — Who are they, why…

Harsh on purpose

Journoterrorist By Michael Koretzky Somebody is praying for God to change me. Wish I knew who he is. It started two weeks ago, when I got this email. I’ve changed the names to protect the ignorant… Hello Koretzky, I’m Julia, a multimedia journalism studenr, and interested in joining SPJ. Katie from The Palmbeach Post mentioned…