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The Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington Professional Chapter today submitted testimony opposing House Bill 1888, which would exempt key information about public employees from public disclosure. Below is our testimony. ~~~ Good afternoon, Before you this week is a decision with significant consequences for public disclosure, one...

The Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington Professional Chapter Monday morning alerted Central Washington University of our deep concerns with the university's practice of screening interview questions before granting faculty access to student journalists. The Observer reported on Nov. 6 that administrators "have been increasingly requiring...

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Join the Society of Professional Journalists - Western Washington chapter for our annual end-of-season bash as we honor the region's top journalists with awards, scholarships, and grants on Monday, July 1st at 6 p.m. at Optimism Brewing in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. Each ticket comes with...

The Western Washington Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists is asking members of the journalism community to nominate outstanding journalists in our area for six special chapter awards: Journalist of the Year New Journalist of the Year June Anderson Almquist Lifetime Achievement Award Susan Hutchison Bosch Award for Perseverance...

It's time for deserving journalism students to apply for scholarships and grant funding from the Western Washington chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The scholarships for the 2019 - 2020 school year are as follows: Two SPJ Western Washington Pro chapter scholarships to undergraduates majoring in...