SPJ 2020 Journalism Conference • Sept. 12-13, 2020



#Immigration


September 6th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
Covering White Nationalism With Context and Clarity

Over the course of its history, the Atlantic magazine has only endorsed three presidential candidates: Abraham Lincoln in 1860, Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964 and Hillary Clinton in 2016. Editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg said the endorsement of Clinton was not a partisan one; it was rooted in concerns about the temperament of her opponent, now-President Donald Trump.


September 28th, 2018 • 2018: Baltimore
Maryland crab industry in a pinch due to Trump’s change in immigration visa program

If you’re in Baltimore, you’re likely to eat crabs. Crab bisque, soft-shell crab, steamed crabs, king crab, snow crab, and of course, crab cakes. But locals and visitors alike, are finding it quite expensive to satisfy their crab cravings. The entire crab industry and its consumers are hurting.


September 7th, 2017 • 2017: Anaheim
Pressing Issues: Covering DACA & Undocumented Communities

Podcast: Three immigration reporters share their thoughts on covering immigration from avoiding misconceptions to the risks involved in working with undocumented sources. 


August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Journalists Receive Insights on Complex Immigration Laws

With Congress debating immigration reform it’s important for journalists to understand the law as it currently stands and how reform can impact the communities and people they cover.



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