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Student journalists cover SPJ FOIA Fest

By Max White / November 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Here you’ll find stories from student journalists on the SPJ Detroit FOIA Festival. FOIA Festival – Kelly O’… by SPJ Detroit on Scribd Detroit Journalists Fight for Government Transparency by SPJ Detroit on Scribd FOIA Final Draft-converted by SPJ Detroit on Scribd SPJ Website FOIA Conf 2019 KJ by SPJ Detroit on Scribd FOIA Festival Article, […]

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A Message from the SPJ Detroit President on our FOIA Festival

By Max White / November 4, 2019 / Comments Off on A Message from the SPJ Detroit President on our FOIA Festival

Dear SPJ members and friends of journalism; Thank you for your support and participation during our first Freedom of Information- FOIA- Festival on October 12th. SPJ Detroit and our co-sponsor Wayne State University brought together over 125 journalists, community leaders, and students to champion reform and awareness of Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act and the […]

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Photos from 1st annual FOIA Festival

By Max White / October 28, 2019 / Comments Off on Photos from 1st annual FOIA Festival
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Detroit News coverage on AG Dana Nessel at FOIA Festival

By Max White / October 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Detroit News coverage on AG Dana Nessel at FOIA Festival

Thank you to the Detroit News and reporter Sarah Rahal for covering Attorney General Dana Nessel speaking at our first-ever FOIA Festival. Read the story here.

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View the schedule for the SPJ Detroit FOIA Festival

By Max White / September 24, 2019 / Comments Off on View the schedule for the SPJ Detroit FOIA Festival

The first-ever SPJ Detroit FOIA Festival will take place on Saturday Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Wayne State University’s Student Center. Get your tickets here The schedule for the festival is below, featuring journalists and other leaders from across metro Detroit and the state of Michigan. 9 – 9:10 a.m. – […]

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Join us at the FOIA Festival on Oct. 12

By Max White / September 9, 2019 / Comments Off on Join us at the FOIA Festival on Oct. 12

The Society of Professional Journalists – Detroit Chapter is proud to present the first FOIA Festival, happening on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Wayne State University’s Student Center at 5221 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI  48202. REGISTER FOR THE EVENT HERE Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel will give the keynote address at the festival. The goal is […]

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A Message from the SPJ Detroit president

By jeffmackey / July 20, 2019 / Comments Off on A Message from the SPJ Detroit president

Dear SPJ Detroit members and supporters, Welcome to our new website. This new design provides you with tabs to information about our events, board meeting minutes, the board, SPJ’s code of ethics, membership and other helpful journalistic tools. We plan to publish summaries of future events and op-ed articles from board members and others concerning […]

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SPJ Detroit Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

By jeffmackey / July 11, 2019 / Comments Off on SPJ Detroit Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

July, 11, 2019 at Wayne State University Minutes In Attendance/Conference: Board Members: Beth Konrad, Max White, Kat Stafford, Dan Stocking, Kelley Root, Walter Middlebrook, Marty Fischhoff and Chastity Pratt Dawsey. Executive director: Marcia Hart. Call to order   Max made a motion to approve the minutes of the June meeting.  Kelley seconded the motion and […]

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Photos From The 2019 Excellence In Journalism Awards

By jeffmackey / July 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Photos From The 2019 Excellence In Journalism Awards
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