Blogging from the IRE

Florida International University journalism professor Neil Reisner’s students are blogging from the IRE conference in Miami. Check out their thoughts here.

South Florida Black Journalists Association Happy Hour

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

SPJ Signs Letter Supporting Whistleblower Act

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.