SPJ is considering revising its Code of Ethics, and the national Ethics Committee is seeking feedback from members around the country as it discusses and evaluates possible options.
The current version of the code was adopted at the 1996 SPJ National Convention. SPJ will work over the next year to discuss and evaluate any ideas and will present any proposed changes during the 2014 Excellence in Journalism conference in Nashville, Tenn.
WHAT: Discussion about whether the Code of Ethics should be updated.
WHO: Lauren Bartlett, national Ethics Committee member, past president of SPJ/LA and past national board member, will lead the discussion.
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. light dinner, 7 p.m. panel discussion,Thursday, Nov. 21
WHERE: RAND Corp., 1776 Main Street , Santa Monica, CA 90401
PARKING: Available in RAND’s parking lot.
RSVP: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Detail of SPJ’s Code of Ethics webpage. | Photo by Zach Behrens/SPJ-LA