Our SF Press Club board member Daniel Brown has written a great article that will certainly appeal to any journalist. Especially journalists who are married to each other! Dan, a sports writer for The Mercury News, is married to his sports writing rival Susan Slusser, who works for the competing San Francisco Chronicle. As Dan writes, Because of the nature of our jobs at competing Bay Area outlets, we are forced to wage war against each other. It’s husband vs.
City College of San Francisco’s Department of Journalism and Front Page Gallery are presenting a photo exhibition featuring rare war zone photographs by two top photojournalist, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Kim Komenich and former Reuters Photo Bureau Chief Lou Dematteis. The exhibition runs from April 13 to May 23, 2018 at the Front Page Gallery, located at 50 Phelan Ave., Bungalow 615 in San Francisco. An opening reception and book signing will be held on Friday, April 13 from 5pm to
Attention High School students, The San Francisco Press Club is partnering with JEANC (Journalism Education Association Northern California) to hold a High School Journalism Contest this year. The deadline for entries is April 15, 2018. General information about the contest can be found here on the JEANC website. Contest categories include Digital Media (formerly Online), News publications, Video/Broadcast, and Yearbook. You must register your school to be a member of JEANC to enter the contest. Members of the SF Press
Ted Koppel, longtime anchor of ABC News’ Nightline, who earned his master’s degree at Stanford in 1962, will deliver the Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor Lecture on Public Service and the University. The San Francisco Press Club is a proud co-sponsor of the event. The presentation topic is “A Brief History of News: Fake, the Other Kind, and Where We Go from Here.” Mr. Koppel will be giving the lecture on Wednesday, April 18, with a reception beginning at 4:30pm, followed
Press club board member Jim Kirkland coordinated a whimsical display of vintage typewriters for each table at the 2017 awards dinner. The following journalism quotes for the typewriters completed the salute to journalism history and what may become a new annual tradition for the club: “Journalism is literature in a hurry” — Matthew Arnold “We journalists make it a point to know very little about an extremely wide variety of topics; this is how we stay objective” — Dave Barry
Earlier this month, the SF Press Club launched a new website to help us better communicate with our members and the local Bay Area journalism community. The new url is sfpressclub.org. The new site features: A big graphic area at the top to promote our upcoming events Headlines with links to Press Club news and general Bay Area media news Individual stories are easier to read and span most of the page. The website is responsive and works better on mobile
“Fake News” has become a popular term to denounce journalism, especially since the 2016 elections. Earlier this year, the SF Press Club addressed the topic with a panel discussion at our High School Bootcamp. The California Press Foundation will also be holding a panel discussion on Fake News and The First Amendment at their 140th Winter Meeting in San Francisco on November 30th. The event is also hosted by the First Amendment Coalition. According to the FAC website, The term
If you missed all of our great speeches at our Journalism Awards and Dinner on November 16, 2017, or want to hear them again and share them, you can listen to them below: KTVU News Broadcaster and Awards Emcee Tara Moriarty’s opening speech. Board Member Carla DeLuca Worfolk introduces Lifetime Achievement Award winner David Louie. Louie’s keynote speech starts at 3:00. Board Member Dave Price introduces SF Press Club Service Award winner Peter Cleaveland. Cleaveland’s speech starts at 2:17. A