Leadership Conference: Managing Across Generations and Cultures

May 6, 2020 Robert Elder 0

Leading a diverse group of journalists can be a challenge. This session will offer the tools you need to support a media organization that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Our speakers will offer insights into the cultural and generational values that define us, echoing the ideals of journalist Robert Maynard’s Faultlines philosophy.

A history of the SPJ / EIJ sponsorship conflicts

April 21, 2020 Robert Elder 0

A few chapter leaders asked for a history of the friction over sponsors accepted by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and its partners at the Excellence in Journalism (EIJ) conference, so here goes: I was asked to be on a sponsorship policy task force was formed, in part, to […]

Apply now: $10,000 Grants available through the Chicago COVID-19 Journalism Fund

April 8, 2020 Robert Elder 0

The McCormick Foundation is administering $10,000 grants “to support media organizations responding to local information needs related to COVID-19 and covering the public health emergency’s impact on Chicagoland communities.” Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Apply here. Criteria The fund will prioritize support for organizations meeting the following criteria: Small and Medium […]