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Author: SPJ Wash board

Washington state Legislature launched such a powerful assault on open records that it won a dishonorable mention in SPJ's national Black Hole award contest for its "outright contempt of the public’s right to know." In response, please join the Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington chapter for...

!(function(src,cb){var s=document.createElement('script');s.src=src;s.async=true;if(s.readyState){s.onreadystatechange=function(){if(s.readyState=='loaded'||s.readyState=='complete'){s.onreadystatechange=null;cb();}};}else{s.onload=function(){cb();};}document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0].appendChild(s);})('//mediaplayer.invintusmedia.com/app.js',function(){Invintus.launch({"clientID":"9375922947","eventID":"2018021090","simple":true,"startStreamAt":120,"stopStreamAt":2521});});   The Washington state Senate held a hearing Feb. 7 to discuss media consolidation and its impact on jobs and public information. Government officials, industry experts and journalists voiced their opinions on topics ranging from corporate mergers, to job loss and wage decreases, to the loss...

The Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington chapter will offer its annual “Passion Project” grant for Northwest photojournalists beginning this Spring 2017. The Pew Research Center reported photographers and visual journalists have been the newsroom staffers hit hardest by layoffs throughout the United States. Their jobs...