Excellence in Journalism 2013 | Anaheim, Calif.


August 28th, 2013
“Latinization” of Newsrooms

Diversity in newsrooms has become a common yet subsidiary topic discussed in many journalism conferences in recent years.

In 2010, the Hispanic population reached a new milestone becoming the largest minority group in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Many believed that this new accomplishment would be reflected in newsrooms — both in English and Spanish media — throughout the country.


August 27th, 2013
VIDEO: Mobile Newsgathering – Tools for Your Smartphone

Carl Corry, online local news editor at Newsday, discusses the apps and tools journalists today need for newsgathering.


August 27th, 2013
PICTURES: SPJ President’s Installation Banquet

At Monday night’s President’s Installation Banquet, the newly sworn in president of the Society of Professional Journalists promised to advocate for a federal shield law and take a serious inward look at SPJ itself.


August 26th, 2013
RTDNA selects chair-elect, six board members

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) members have voted for a new chair-elect and several members of the board of directors.


August 26th, 2013
‘Upping Your Game In Sports’ Workshop

Among the many aspiring reporters at Excellence in Journalism 2013, about half appear to want to pursue sports broadcasting careers.

Marc Zumoff, the television voice of the Philadelphia 76ers, and Max Negin, assistant professor at Elon University in North Carolina, led a workshop about breaking into the sports world Monday.


August 26th, 2013
Facebook Usage Survey

We’ve seen a tremendous increase in social media usage. But what does it really mean to your news organization. It’s more than just posting vacation and birthday pictures.


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SPJ Resolutions from EIJ13

Updates from SPJ’s closing business session on Monday.


August 26th, 2013
Getting the Most Bang for Your Tweet

Tweeting in 140 characters is a challenge but truly capturing your audience’s attention with a tweet in under 11 characters can be even tougher.

A user decides if he or she is going to continue reading after those 11 characters.