Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)

ECM SERIES ON WEST FIRE IN ALPINE WINS JOURNALISM AWARD

By Miriam Raftery

July 18, 2019 (Alpine) – East County Magazine’s reporting on the West Fire in Alpine has received an award from the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego chapter.  The series, written by editor Miriam Raftery, won third place prize in the daily reporting and writing series category, announced at last night’s awards ceremony at the Kona Kai Resort.

JOURNALISM GROUP CONDEMNS LAWSUIT AGAINST NEWS OUTLETS FILED BY ATTORNEY WHO MEDIA INVESTIGATED

 

By Miriam Raftery

September 6, 2015 (San Diego) – The Society of Professional Journalists’ (SPJ)San Diego chapter has issued a scathing denouncement of a lawsuit filed by prominent attorney Corey Briggs on behalf of a nonprofit group against inewssource, KPBS and San Diego State University.

SPJ RAISES CONCERNS OVER SDPD, FBI VISIT TO JOURNALISM STUDENT'S HOME

 

East County News Service

May 29, 2015 (San Diego)--The Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Pro Chapter has issued a statement criticizing local and federal law enforcement for going “too far” when an FBI agent and a San Diego Police Department detective on the San Diego Joint Terrorism Task Force visited a San Diego City College student journalist’s home. The investigators inquired about a news crew filming outside the FBI San Diego office for a story about sex trafficking.