Sigma Delta Chi Awards

** Entry Deadline: February 19, 2019 ** The Sigma Delta Chi Awards date back to 1932, when the Society first honored six individuals for contributions to journalism. The current program began in 1939, when the organization awarded the first Distinguished Service Awards. These awards later became the Sigma Delta Chi Awards. The awards recognize the […]

Join the Beat 2.0

The Membership Puzzle Project launched Join the Beat in 2018 as an experimental project designed to help beat reporters identify, share, and put into practice new ways to collaborate directly with their audiences and sources. The participating reporters explored how embracing their audiences’ knowledge, insights, and skills could enrich coverage and deepen the relationship between […]

The 69th Green Eyeshade Awards Call for Entries

For the 68th consecutive year, the Green Eyeshade Awards are inviting participants from 11 states to submit their work for the chance to win this prestigious southeastern award. The award, which began in 1950 by the Society of Professional Journalists, is the nation’s oldest regional journalism contest. Journalists from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, […]

Associate Director of Education with The News Literacy Project

The News Literacy Project (NLP) is looking for a full-time associate director of education — someone with a strong understanding and appreciation of journalism and an unquenchable desire to teach its value to young people. As the world comes to terms with the complexity of today’s information landscape — including the pervasive power and influence […]

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Converse & Convene

By Maynard Institute Staff WASHINGTON, DC – With trust in the media still recovering from an all-time low in 2016, the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education convened a group of journalists and other stakeholders Oct. 29 for a candid conversation about their roles in a democracy. “We are all in our silos, and […]

Bill Celis Presented with the 2018 Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship

William (Bill) Celis, an associate professor of journalism at the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism and a member of the board of directors of the Maynard Institute, was presented with the 2018 Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship yesterday (Sept. 12) at the ASNE-APME News Leadership Conference in Austin, Texas. The $1,000 […]

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MIJE at NABJ 2018

MIJE hosted a mixer this year at the National Association of Black Journalists conference in Detroit. Below are some pics we snapped of our team and our friends during our mixer. Ida B. Wells Society co-founder and New York Times reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones (from left to right), Maynard Institute Co-Executive Martin G. Reynolds, Knight Foundation […]

Bill Celis to be honored for efforts to encourage students of color in journalism

By ASNE Staff, Link to original post: https://www.asne.org/blog_home.asp?Display=2475 Columbia, Mo. (June 28, 2018) – William (Bill) Celis, an associate professor of journalism at the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism and the school’s associate dean for diversity, inclusion and strategic initiatives, is the recipient of the 2018 Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship, […]

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KTVU FOX 2 Slammed for Unethical Photo of Nia Wilson

Opinion OAKLAND, CA – It’s happened again. A television station covering the death of an African American aired a photo that seemed to imply the person had it coming. This time KTVU FOX 2 News was reporting on the death of 18-year old Nia Wilson, who was stabbed to death while boarding a Bay Area […]