The Syracuse SPJ Archive

Breakfast Conversation at Newhouse with Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction

By Tom Austen The U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction will start his day with SU students and faculty Thursday. The Tully Center for Free Speech and the Newhouse SPJ chapter are hosting the breakfast at 10:00 a.m. in N3 Room 432, where John F. Sopko is expected to discuss his work in Afghanistan [&hellip

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"From Ferguson" with Durrie Bouscaren

Last Thursday, the Syracuse SPJ was proud to host a Skype conversation with Durrie Bouscaren, a reporter for St. Louis Public Radio on public health and the medical industry, and also a SU alum. She reported on the Ferguson protests and discussed a wide range of topics, from how the media as a whole covered it, diversity [&hellip

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Syracuse SPJ Meets with Acclaimed Journalist Scott Shane

On Monday, Oct. 21, the Syracuse SPJ had the incredible opportunity have breakfast with acclaimed journalist Scott Shane. We discussed the current state of journalism, Shane’s own journalistic history and general career advice. Scott Shane is a New York Times reporter who reports principally on the U.S. intelligence community and national security. He is currently on [&hellip

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Movie Screening of "The Fifth Estate"

The Syracuse SPJ is excited to announce a movie screening of the 2013 thriller film The Fifth Estate, as part of the Newhouse Newspaper and Online Journalism Department’s News Engagement Day! The screening will be held on Tuesday, October 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the Herg Auditorium. The event is free to attend, and free [&hellip

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My Top 4 Workshops from the #SPJr1c

There were a lot of excellent workshops to attend at the SPJ Region 1 Conference this year, especially as the theme to “Byte Back” inspired many great digital-focused ones, which is my specialty. While I learned way too much to just condense into a single blog post, I’ll summarize what I found the most useful [&hellip

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A Fragile Trust with Samantha Grant

The Syracuse SPJ is proud to announce our next big event for the Newhouse campus: an advanced screening of the new documentary of A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism Power and Jayson Blair at the New York Times, as well as a Q&A with the film’s director Samantha Grant! The screening will be held on Tuesday, April 8th [&hellip

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Recapping the Tech Curve

Last Friday the Syracuse SPJ hosted our first of two events for the semester, the Tech Curve panel! Those who attended will know the panel was a great success – we had a strong turnout, our panelists were amazing, and we’re hoping lots of students left the auditorium feeling inspired. We’ve got a great turnout [&hellip

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Announcing the Tech Curve Panel!

All of us at the Syracuse SPJ are happy to announce that we’ve finalized the details for our first event at Syracuse University: The Tech Curve! What is the Tech Curve? We’re bringing together a panel of Syracuse University faculty to discuss the major technical tools and skills young journalists today need to focus on [&hellip

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Welcome to the Syracuse SPJ blog!

Hello to all! I’m Maxwell Antonucci, the current Society of Professional Journalists: Syracuse Chapter president. I’m proud to be introducing the start of the Syracuse SPJ and its new website! Here at the Syracuse SPJ blog, we’ll be creating and sharing content for student journalists so they can have the resources and information to make [&hellip

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