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Central Ohio SPJ host ‘Movie Night’ for journalists to view “Spotlight”

Nearly 20 student and professional journalists met for the Central Ohio SPJ ‘Movie Night’ an evening showing of Spotlight,” the the Oscar-nominated film of the Boston Globe’s reporting of the child molestation/coverup within the Catholic Archdiocese. SPJ members and guests met before the movie

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Movie Night! Spotlight at AMC Lennox, Feb. 3, 6:40 p.m.

SPJ members and guests are gathering Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, to see Spotlight, the Oscar-nominated film of the Boston Globe’s reporting of the child molestation/cover up within the Catholic Archdiocese. Actors include Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, John Slattery

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SPJ honors Ohio’s best journalists

Winners in the 2015 Ohio SPJ Awards competition were honored Saturday, Oct. 24 in a luncheon banquet aboard the Belle of Cincinnati riverboat on the Ohio River. Check out the PDF of the full program, including details on all the

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Central Ohio SPJ to host career development workshop for journalists and communicators – Sat., Nov. 14

Register now ~ FREE Career Development Workshop! “Journalists, Communicators in a Changing Job Market – What You Need to Know” The Central Ohio SPJ Chapter is hosting a free, hands-on workshop targeted toward central Ohio journalists and communicators who are transitioning or

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“News at The Columbus Dispatch” program planned for Sept. 24

The Columbus Metropolitan Club will be presenting “News at The Columbus Dispatch,” a panel discussion exploring the new ownership and new directions for the venerable Columbus Dispatch. Featured speakers will be Interim Publisher Jim Hopson and Editor Alan Miller interviewed by Mike Thompson, news

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Law and Media Conference set for Oct. 16

Please join us for the ever popular Law and Media Conference that brings together journalists, lawyers, academics, judges and others to discuss hot media topics. Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ohio State Bar Association 1700 Lake Shore Dr., Columbus,

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Central Ohio SPJ Chapter names Joe Meyer president for 2015-16

Welcome Joe Meyer, Central Ohio SPJ Chapter President, 2015-16. Joe is the managing editor of news for This Week Community newspapers and has served on the SPJ chapter board in a variety of capacities since 2000. He is joined by

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“What happens when a town loses its newspaper?” Panel discussion set for Sept. 10

Please join us for a discussion presented by the Main Street Free Press Museum in association with Central Ohio SPJ Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, 7:15-8:15 p.m. First Baptist Church 22 E. Sandusky St. (one block east of the Public Square) Fredericktown,

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Winners announced in 2015 Ohio SPJ Awards contest

Congratulations to all the Central Ohio winners — OK, all the winners — in the 2015 Ohio SPJ Awards contest! This year’s results from the contest staged by the Ohio’s professional chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists — Central

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Time to vote for 2015 board of directors!

Nominations for new directors of the Central Ohio Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)  for 2015-16 have been made by the board and it’s time for the membership to vote. We’re asking all chapter members in good standing to visit the

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