SPJ Georgia Denounces HB734 — the ‘Ethics in Journalism Act’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Haisten Willis, SPJ Georgia Past President, (770) 862-4926, haisten.willis@gmail.com Brenda Goodman, SPJ Georgia Board Member, bkdgoodman@gmail.com ATLANTA– The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Georgia Pro Chapter denounces HB734—the “Ethics in Journalism Act.” The bill is clearly meant to intimidate journalists and chill the important work of holding powerful people and organizations…

Trauma & Stress while working in journalism is topic for SPJ R3 conference

The Society of Professional Journalists – Region 3 and the Savannah State University Department of Journalism & Mass Communication (JMC) are providing an opportunity for honest talk on what is it is like to face trauma and ongoing stress as journalists, how to recognize when someone needs help, and to help find solutions to help…

SPJ Georgia Holiday Party set for Taco Mac on Dec. 8

The time has come for the biggest SPJ Georgia party of the year! Our members-only holiday party will be held at 7 p.m., Dec. 8 at Lindbergh Station Taco Mac (573 Main St NE, Atlanta, GA 30324). Light appetizers will be served during the gathering, and drinks will be available for purchase. The 2018 and…

Midterms and the American Muslim Voter set for Oct. 25

The American Muslim population has grown significantly in recent years, and so has the level of Muslim political engagement. Ninety American Muslims are campaigning for various offices in the 2018 election, including two candidates here in Georgia. Whether as elected officials, voters, activists, lobbyists or even as political punching bags, American Muslims play an increasingly…