JAMES MADISON FOI AWARDS 2019 — CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The Freedom of Information Committee of the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter presents its 34th Annual James Madison Sunshine and First Amendment Awards. Contact: FOI Committee Chairs Aaron Field and Matt Drange spjnorcalfoi@gmail.com The James Madison Awards recognize Northern California organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to advancing freedom of information and/or expression…

 

2018 EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AWARD WINNERS

SPJ NORCAL HONORS 2018 EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AWARD WINNERS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2018 CONTACT: Laura Hautala (510) 529-1977 or Lila LaHood (415) 846-5346 SAN FRANCISCO — The Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter, honors Matthias Gafni of the Mercury News/East Bay Times as Journalist of the Year for the 33rd Annual Excellence…

 

SPJ NorCal Strongly Opposes ‘Privacy First’ Ballot Measure as Tool to Promote Government Secrecy

SPJ NorCal opposes San Francisco’s “Privacy First” ballot measure: Proposition B Here are the arguments for and against the measure.

 

2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards Contest

NEW DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 — Sept. 10, 2018 Contact: Lila LaHood (415) 846-5346 or Liz Enochs (415) 323-0220 Know a journalist who has done brilliant work over the past year? Someone who does whatever it takes to get the story, photo or video? Whose dedication to…

 

SPJ NorCal 2018 James Madison Freedom of Information Awards Dinner Video

SPJ NorCal held its 2018 James Madison Freedom of Information awards dinner on March 27, 2018. Here’s a recap: The honorees included: Sandy Close who won the Norwin S. Yoffie Award for Career Achievement. The East Bay Times and NBC News Bay Area won awards in the News Organization category The Animal Legal Defense Fund…