September 9th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
SPJ Business Meeting raises debate over name change
SPJ held its annual business meeting during the EIJ 19 conference in San Antonio, Texas. With 13 resolutions on the table and not enough time to get through them all, the delegates focused on three major resolutions. Join EIJ News as we give a brief summary of the meeting.
As a first responder turned journalist, it didn’t take long for Chris Post to see he had a level of training his new coworkers did not. “I quickly realized that my background in public safety was unique in doing what I do now,” Post said.
You’re on your way to an interview when a source asks to switch times. The printer runs out of paper halfway through a job. On Twitter, there’s a backed up pile of hateful direct messages in your inbox. Does reading this stress you out?
An employee at WBUR radio in Boston, Meagan McGinnes has never personally been a victim of online attacks. However, during the “Building Resilience to Online Violence” workshop during Excellence in Journalism 2019, she shared a story of a coworker being harassed for an opinion piece on how wearing sombreros during Cinco de Mayo is offensive.
Are you worried about your online safety? With journalists at more risk now for online violence than ever before, it is important to take steps to protect your information. The speakers at the workshop “Building Resilience to Online Violence” during EIJ 19 shared multiple resources to get started.