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Resolution Results

By The Working Press

Resolution No. 1: Thanking SPJ President Hagit Limor for her service
Submitted by: Resolutions Committee
Resolution action: Approved

Resolution No. 2: Thanking SPJ headquarters staff for its service
Submitted by: Resolutions Committee
Resolutions: Approved

Resolution No. 3: Thanking sponsors, donors and contributors for their support of the 2011 Excellence in Journalism national conference hosted by SPJ-RTDNA
Submitted by: Resolutions Committee
Resolution: Approved

Resolution No. 4: Calling for SPJ to maintain its membership in Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Submitted by: Journalism Education Committee
Resolution: Approved

Resolution No. 5: Opposing checkbook journalism
Submitted by: Ethics Committee
Resolution: Approved

Resolution No. 6: Minority Hiring Gap
Submitted by: Diversity Committee
Resolution: Approved

Resolution No. 7: Discontinue the use of “illegal alien” and “illegal immigrant” in news stories
Submitted by: Diversity Committee
Resolutions: Approved

Resolution No. 8: Passage of a federal shield law
Submitted by: Resolutions Committee
Resolution: Approved

Resolution No. 9: Reinstating the Helen Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award
Submitted by: SPJ Fort Worth Professional Chapter
Resolution: Failed

Resolution No. 10: Reinstating the Helen Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award
Submitted by SPJ members: Peter Y. Sussman, Clayton Woullard, Brandon Ballenger, Dorothy Bowles, Andy Schotz, Christine Tatum, Jane Kirtley, Paul LaRocque, James Craven, Lloyd H. Weston, Ruth Ann Harnisch, Ian Williams, Richard Knee, Vicky Katz Whitaker, Brian H. Eckert, Steven D. Kalb, Elenora Edwards, Joel Campbell, Donald W. Meyers, Linda Jue, Meg Tebo, Frank Gibson and Karen Callaway
Resolution: Failed

Resolution No. 11: Void SPJ membership dues increase
Submitted by: Connecticut Professional Chapter
Resolution: Failed




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