Excellence in Journalism 2016 | New Orleans

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Former Sigma Delta Chi president receives SPJ’s highest honor

Sue Porter, vice president, programs at Scripps Howard Foundation, received the Society of Professional Journalists highest honor, the Wells Memorial Key award. She received the award during the Presidents Installation Gala.

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Storify: TV News: Survival of The Fittest

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September 20th, 2015
Trading spaces: Incoming SPJ president Paul Fletcher installed

Paul Fletcher takes over the title of SPJ president from Dana Neuts on Sunday during the Excellence in Journalism Conference in Orlando.

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Why web coding is for you-even if you don’t realize it yet

ProPublica news app developer Lena Groeger discusses how journalists can begin to learn about data reporting and web coding.

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Reporters from abroad find value in returning home for training

Many attendees of this year’s Excellence in Journalism conference arrived via relatively short trips to Orlando. However for some like Alfredo Corchado, who works in Mexico City for the Dallas Morning News, the commute involved international time zones and lasted much longer. Continue reading

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The future of journalism

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Storify: The art of storytelling: by Boyd Huppert

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