The Journalism & Women Symposium is happy to announce a partnership with the American Copy Editors Society. JAWS members will be able to register for ACES conferences and workshops, and to enter any ACES contests at ACES member rates. Equally, ACES members will be granted admission to JAWS conferences, workshops and member events at JAWS member rates.
Many of the panelists said that they felt that, as staffers, their work lives (and, by proxy, their personal lives) were under the control of their news organizations’ schedules, a sentiment shared by women in many other fields in the United States.
“I’m not giving up my torch. I’m using my torch to light everybody else’s torches. I think the key to it is not to worry about what we should say to [young women], and just listen to them. Say, ‘What’s unfair in your life, and how can I help you fix it?’ The only way we know we have something to say is if someone listens to us.”
Indians living in the sovereign nations, or self-ruled tribal communities have different laws that journalists must abide by, such as not taking photos in public places and getting special permission from the government.
Journalism & Women Symposium brought 10 bright, young journalists to our annual CAMP this year as part of our fellowship program, providing them with mentoring, career advice, and a chance to soak up three days of active learning. We had a near-record of 30 fellowship applicants this year for our conference in Albuquerque, N.M., Oct. 26-28, […]
In the fourth and final Tech Training of JAWS Camp ’12, the speakers gave us speedy introductions on how the media tools Storify, Pinterest and Instagram can help expand journalists’ networks, share their stories and find new ones.
What the public should fear, Gaskins continues, is the effect that these ID laws actually have: the suppression of votes by people of color, the poor, veterans, the disabled and the elderly…
Pulitzer Prize winner Sara Ganim sits down with award-winning journalist and JAWDESS, Judy Muller, to talk about how she broke the Penn State Sandusky child sex abuse scandal and what it’s like to do big stories in small towns.
While staff reporters with larger budgets can afford pricier packages (see New York Times reporter and videographer Stephen Farrell’s kit for reporting from Tahrir Square), Spinner crafted her own set of equipment from solid, less expensive pieces.
In a Flash Technology panel Sandra Fish joined Digital First’s Mandy Jenkins and Breaking News’ Stephanie Clary in outlining the use of social media for research, reporting and getting eyeballs to a story.