SPJ NorCal to host regional conference in Spring 2025

The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will host the next SPJ regional conference in Spring 2025.  Each of the 12 designated regions consisting of the Society of Professional Journalists chapters grouped by geography hosts a conference annually. SPJ NorCal would host its fellow Region 11 chapters, inviting journalists from California, Arizona,…

 

SPJ NORCAL HONORS TRANSPARENCY CHAMPIONS IN JAMES MADISON FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AWARDS

Journalists in Northern California honor people who defended the First Amendment in 2023.

 

The Society of Professional Journalists NorCal chapter Condemns SFPD Search Warrant Against Indybay

The San Francisco Police Department wrote a warrant for a news outlet in violation of California’s Shield Law, which protects journalists.

 

SPJ NorCal Condemns Killing, Targeting of Journalists Reporting on Gaza Conflict

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists joins in condemning the killing of at least 85 journalists and media workers since Oct. 7. We call on the United States, the United Nations and its members, and other international judicial bodies to guarantee the safety of…

 

CALL FOR JAMES MADISON FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AWARDS NOMINATIONS FOR 2023 ACHIEVEMENTS

39th Annual Awards now accepting nominations of 2023 achievements!  DEADLINE: Friday, February 2, 2024, at 11:59 p.m., Pacific time.  We are accepting nominations for the James Madison Awards, recognizing the people and organizations of Northern California who have advanced freedom of information and expression through journalism, activism and the courts in 2023. Our chapter has hosted…