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Posted Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 9:09am in DanKubiske's blog
Tony Mauro writes in the National Law Journal about an interesting battle between the state attorney general of Texas and a group of local government officials over the state's sunshine and open meeting laws. (...
Posted Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 5:50am in DanKubiske's blog
The DC SPJ Freelance group will take a little summer break and will meet again in September. In the meantime, are there any urgent topics you'd like to discuss by e-mail? Stephenie Overman Author of ...
Posted Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 4:13am in DanKubiske's blog
I'm not one to want the SPJ site to be used for advertising but... The most important book for our profession is now available as an iPhone/iTouch app. ...
Posted Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 10:49am in DanKubiske's blog
Thanks to Al Tompkins the AJR study on the decline of watchdog journalism is getting wider distribution. AJR...
Posted Friday, June 18, 2010 - 7:48am in DanKubiske's blog
Never let it be said we don't try to help our neighboring chapters. From the Virgninia SPJ chapter: Members and friends, Today (June 18) is the last day to reserve your seats for The George Mason...
Posted Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 9:12pm in DanKubiske's blog
All the stuff you want to know about the DC SPJ Dateline Awards and Hall of Fame Dinner are right here:...
Posted Monday, June 14, 2010 - 4:59am in DanKubiske's blog
Joe Grimm (Ask the Recruiter at Poynter) answers a question about taking business cards to...
Posted Friday, June 4, 2010 - 2:31am in DanKubiske's blog
Butler Cain, a member of the SPJ International Committee, posted an interesting interview with a freelancer living in Thailand about how he used good old journalism skills with digital technology to get the story of...
Posted Monday, May 31, 2010 - 10:54am in DanKubiske's blog
A state senator in Michigan wants to set down rules for who can be a journalist. I posted a discussion of this on my George Mason site for students to discuss the issue of ethics and licensing. You might want to...
Posted Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 8:40am in DanKubiske's blog
The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism has a new stuidy out that looks at the relationship between...
Posted Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 7:14am in DanKubiske's blog
Facebook and Twitter are everywhere. No one or no organization can operate any more without a presence in at least one of these two social network sites. (Yes, the DC chapter is active in both. Check out our...
Posted Monday, May 17, 2010 - 8:09am in DanKubiske's blog
The Poynter Institute columnist Bill Mitchell has a great review of a list compiled by Poynter library...
Posted Monday, May 17, 2010 - 7:07am in DanKubiske's blog
Every story needs context. As journalists we not only bring the news to our readers/viewers/listeners but we also explain why that news is important. (Or at least we are supposed to do that.) One of the real difficults...
Posted Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 5:42am in DanKubiske's blog
With all the problems we have in our industry, it is nice to know that there are some up sides to being a journalist that actually might make us look attractive to others. Thanks to chapter president Andy Schotz for...
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