Unsung Women of Tech and Journalism: A Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Misinformation and fake news are forcing us to re-evaluate how we navigate information online. Amid the fray, one site in particular has become embedded in our daily consumption of information: Wikipedia. Siri and Alexa use it to answer our questions, and Google brings it to the top of our search results. Facebook and YouTube are…

Freelancer lunch and hangout

Freelancing can get lonely, so let’s get together and dish over lunch. No speaker. No agenda. Just casual conversation among friends and freelancers hosted by the Georgia chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Where: Cafe at Pharr, 4300 Paces Ferry Rd SE #244, Atlanta, GA 30339 (located inside Vinings Jubilee) When: Tuesday, Aug. 29 at…

SPJ Georgia and Savannah Morning News host inaugural investigative journalism awards luncheon and workshop

The Society of Professional Journalists – Georgia celebrated its first winners of the 2015 Larry Peterson Memorial Award for Investigative Journalism on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Larry Peterson Award Workshop and Luncheon at the Savannah Morning News auditorium in Savannah, Georgia. Savannah Morning News investigative journalist and environmental reporter Mary Landers won the award…

Operation: Freelance Part 2 returns on Sept. 12 in Midtown Atlanta

The popular workshop hosted by SPJGA returns Sept. 12 to Taco Mac in Atlanta. Do you have questions about becoming a freelance journalist?  Have you been recently laid off from your journalism job?  Do you want a new direction with your journalism career?  Consider joining SPJ Georgia Professional Chapter for an informative and intriguing workshop, “Operation: Freelance,”…