After the excitement of the 2017 Excellence in Journalism conference had wound down, EIJ News Interns embarked on one final assignment--digging through the data. The EIJ News interns tap-tap-tapped their fingers through many live-Tweeting sessions on the EIJ Twitter account to crank out a total of 176 tweets during the conference. Their efforts produced over 51,200 Tweet impressions, an increase of more than 3,700 percent compared to the previous month, according to Twitter analytics.
September 9th, 2017 | #Resolutions, #SPJ, #bylaw change, #society of professional journalists
SPJ delegates pass bylaw change, resolutions at business meeting
SPJ concluded its business meeting on Saturday evening passing a bylaw change and several resolutions.
At the final SPJ business meeting this week, the Resolutions Committee will present at least two issues to spark debate among delegates.
Student SPJ chapters may soon have more ways to receive recognition at the regional level. “What we’re hoping to do is address what we saw as an imbalance,” said Andrew Schotz, SPJ Awards and Honors Committee Chair. “There are many more student chapters than there are pro[fessional] chapters.”
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SPJ Governance Task Force chair Patti Newberry explains the proposed bylaw change delegates will vote on at this Saturday's business meeting.