SPJ Louisiana would like to congratulate this year’s Mark of Excellence winners and finalists. Continue reading SPJ Louisiana Congratulates Mark of Excellence winners and finalists
It is vital that the public have timely and accurate information about this virus and the government’s efforts to halt its spread. Continue reading SPJ Louisiana thanks Governor John Bel Edwards for COVID-19 response
Colleagues: Here’s a worthwhile precedent that should make its way into media law textbooks, from right here in my back yard. My paper reported that the 5th U.S. Circuit of Appeals in New Orleans ruled that a federal magistrate judge abused his authority by agreeing to seal the amount of a settlement that Iberia Parish was ordered to pay in the wrongful death of a … Continue reading From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: 5th Circuit: Amount of settlements paid by public bodies are PUBLIC
All the best to you in the year to come! Continue reading Happy Birthday Dr. Tracy Standley!
The 70th annual Green Eyeshade Awards has extended their deadline due to the effects of the COVID-19 virus. Continue reading Green Eyeshade Awards deadline extended
The event, co-hosted with the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters & Media Editors, was set for April 17-18 in Baton Rouge. Continue reading SPJ Region 12 conference cancelled
The Spanish flu killed 675,000 Americans and 50-100 million worldwide; “only” 8 million died on the battlefields of World War I, which was then raging. Continue reading From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: Covid-19, dengue, agenda-setting and historical context
The conference will feature training sessions, speakers, and two major awards presentations.
Continue reading SPJ Region 12 conference set for April 17-18
KSLA broadcaster Bob Griffin will be laid to rest tomorrow in Shreveport. Continue reading Funeral service scheduled tomorrow for Bob Griffin
The Baton Rouge native was killed, along with four other passengers, in a plane crash on Saturday in Lafayette. Continue reading SPJ Louisiana offers condolences for the passing of Carley McCord