Florida International University journalism professor Neil Reisner’s students are blogging from the IRE conference in Miami. Check out their thoughts here.
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and Atlanta Press Club (APC) will honor the best in journalism from 11 states in one night at APC’s 2008 Annual Gala/ Green Eyeshade Awards.
Early bird registration of $100 for the National Writers’ Workshop ’08 ends Monday, June 9. Sign up at www.sun-sentinel.com/writers
Who: South Florida Black Journalists Association and The Frugalista Files What: First Friday Happy Hour When: 6 p.m. to midnight on June 6 Where: Mr. Chu’s, 890 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach Cost: ree Hook up: $5 valet parking, free appetizers and two-for-one drink specials from 6 to 8 p.m. For more info: (954) 699-3213
The Society of Professional Journalists, along with the Government Accountability Project and 50 other organizations, has signed onto a letter addressed to Sen.’s Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.); Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii); and Rep.’s Henry Waxman (D-Calif.); Tom Davis (R-Va.) and Todd Platts (R-Pa.) in support of increased protections for whistleblowers.