SPJ Georgia provides financial support to student newsrooms

As college newspapers across Georgia cover the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic on college communities, the Society for Professional Journalists Georgia Chapter is providing financial support to five student newspapers in Georgia to help bolster their newsrooms. SPJ Georgia’s Student Advocacy Committee selected the following newsrooms at public universities in the state of Georgia to…

Coalition of Journalism Orgs Condemn Detainment of Journalists in Atlanta, Fight for Freelancer Protections

Contact:  Charlotte Norsworthy, SPJ GA President, charlottefnorsworthy@gmail.com, 912-492-6946 Willoughby Mariano, AAJA Atlanta President, willoughby.mariano@gmail.com  Amir Vera, AABJ President, president@aabj.org  UGA Law School’s First Amendment Clinic,  FAClinic@uga.edu, (706) 227-5421 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  UPDATE June 3, 2020: We are pleased to announce that since the release of this statement Monday afternoon, additional organizations have joined the coalition…

SPJ Georgia Condemns Violence Against Journalists Covering George Floyd Protests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Charlotte Norsworthy, SPJ Georgia President, charlottefnorsworthy@gmail.com ATLANTA — The Georgia Pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists strongly condemns the deliberate and unprovoked violence against journalists across the country covering protests of George Floyd’s wrongful death.  This statement follows an SPJ Georgia statement from May 29 condemning the arrest of…