Freelance Committee to meet July 19

ANNOUNCEMENT: The SPJ Georgia Pro committee on freelance journalism will meet on Thursday, July 19, 7:30 p.m. at Starbucks in Lindbergh Plaza, 2571 Piedmont Rd. NE. Anyone interested in this committee or meeting should contact committee chair Adina Solomon at adinars9@gmail.com or SPJ Georgia President Haisten Willis at Haisten.Willis@Gmail.com.

More than 60 journos attend SPJ Region 3 conference

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA — On a sunny spring day in the middle of Charleston’s historic district during its busiest time of year — Spring Break, more than 60 journalists gathered at the College of Charleston for the 2018 SPJ Spring Conference & Freelance Blitz. It was full day of programming and sharing for both freelance and…

SPJ Georgia members invited to participate in Clemson University study

Dr. Kelly Caine and Dr. Mahdi Nasrullah Al-Ameen from Clemson University’s School of Computing are inviting SPJ Georgia members to take part in an online research study. The purpose of the research, which is being done in collaboration with Columbia University Journalism School and the University of Washington, is to find ways to improve online security training…

SPJ Georgia releases statement on Nydia Tisdale case

Citizen journalist Nydia Tisdale has been cleared of the most serious charges stemming from her arrest at a Republican rally in North Georgia, but has been ordered by a judge to pay a $1,000 fine, serve 12 months probation and complete community service owing to a misdemeanor obstruction charge. Below is SPJ Georgia’s official statement…