Stanley E. Cohen, Washington editor of Advertising Age, member of the DC SPJ Journalism Hall of Fame and SPJ member since 1940 died May 6 at the age of 93.
From Advertising Age
Former Ad Age Washington Editor Stan Cohen DiesCrusading Journalist During Consumer-Protection Era Was Champion of Advertising Self-Regulation
By: Rance Crain Published: May 07, 2013
My old boss, Stanley E. Cohen, Washington editor of Advertising Age for 42 years before retiring in 1987, died May 6 of renal failure. He was 93.
Stan joined Ad Age from Broadcasting Magazine in 1943, when Bureau Chief John Crichton (and later Ad Age editor) left to join the Navy. A recent graduate of Cornell and Columbia universities, the job interview he had for the Washington opening was the last he would ever have.
Missed out on the fabulous 2nd annual SPJ/National Press Club freelance workshop? (thanks Tam, Rachel and Katherine!)
Don't miss the April 16 SPJ freelance gathering, noon at the Reliable Source, National Press Club.
RSVP to Stephenie Overman
D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson made his discomfort with public oversight clear under questioning by Kathy Patterson at the 2013 D.C. Open Government Summit March 13 at the National Press Club.
There are degrees to what is acceptable to everybody,” he told more than 100 attendees at the Sunshine week event sponsored by the D.C. Pro Chapter, the D.C. Open Government Coalition, the Press Club and the American University journalism school. Patterson, a former Council member, is the Coalition's president. Read more »
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The keynote speaker during the luncheon is Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper of CNN.
Sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the National Press Club Journalism Institute.
There is no cost to attend, but registration is required due to limited seating.
Deadline to register is April 2.
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Come and mingle with fellow professionals and the student members of the Georgetown University chapter, one of the area’s newest student chapters, at a Happy Hour "mixer" on the last Friday of February.
The SPJ-DC pro chapter and the Georgetown student chapter will co-sponsor this event FRIDAY, Feb. 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at La Tasca at 2900 Wilson Blvd. in the Clarendon section of Arlington. Phone number: (703) 812-9120.
Some hors d’oeuvres will be provided. All attendees are responsible for buying their own beverages.
La Tasca is an easy walk from the Metro. Parking is available in the garage below the building where Georgetown’s Clarendon campus is located, at 3101 Wilson Blvd., just down the street from the Metro. If you plan to come, send an email to SPJ-DC chapter president Julie Asher at [email protected] so we’ll have an idea of the attendance to expect. Read more »
And it's only a month until your chance to enter the SPJ DC Dateline Awards competition will have come and gone, too.
Get the recognition you deserve. You'll find full details on entry categories and rules here.
Now is the time to get involved in the D.C. Pro chapter. And it doesn't take a large committment of time to do so.
Here are a few areas where, even with limited time on your hands, you can help:
If you only have a little free time, that's OK. We would appreciate whatever you can do. Read more »
Just a quick plug for a recent posting on how the idea of "Black Friday" has gone global along with a few ideas how LOCAL journalists might turn that into a LOCAL story.