Newsletter

Summer 2017 Newsletter (PDF, 749 KB)
Ten pages of SPIG news, including SPIG-sponsored conference programs, preconference workshop details, SPIG research paper winners, Ginger Rudeseal Carter Miller Teacher of the Year winner, SPIG officer opportunities, member milestones,working with first-generation students, and more.

Fall 2016 Newsletter (PDF, 762 KB)
Seven pages of SPIG news, including students covering the election, AEJMC 2016 conference programs sponsored by SPIG, the new Diversity Style Guide, and more.

Summer 2016 Newsletter (PDF, 810 KB)
Ten pages of SPIG news, including SPIG-sponsored conference programs, things to do while in Minneapolis, preconference workshop details, Ginger Rudeseal Carter Miller Teacher of the Year winner, student trip to Cuba, sabbatical do’s and don’ts, superheros, and more.

Spring 2016 Newsletter (PDF – 1.9 MB)
Ten pages of SPIG news, including AEJMC 2016 conference programs sponsored by SPIG; calls for Ginger Rudeseal Carter Miller Teacher of the Year, AEJMC research papers, and Great Ideas for Teachers contest (GIFT); head notes, commentary, learning in action, global perspective, and more.

Fall 2015 Newsletter (PDF – 734 KB)
Sixteen pages of SPIG news, including News Engagement Day celebrations, conference activities, keeping up with technology, head notes, member milestones, and more.

Summer 2015 Newsletter (PDF – 661 KB)
Twelve pages of SPIG news, including a tentative schedule of conference panels, two class projects (‘Great Migration’ and a website on hunger), Ginger Rudeseal Carter Miller Teacher of the Year, SPIG member profile, discussions on (a) degree requirements when hiring and (b) penalties for late assignments, and more.

Spring 2015 Newsletter (PDF – 551 KB)
Twelve pages of SPIG news, including an overview of the conference programs we will offer in San Francisco, as well as practical ideas for teaching, research, and assessment.  There is also a list of some of the many achievements of our members.

Fall 2014 Newsletter (PDF – 559 KB)
Eight pages of SPIG news, including strategies for taking students abroad, assignment ideas for multimedia class, teaching out of the plagiarism moment, critical issues at stake in ‘News Engagement Day,’ and more.

Summer 2014 Newsletter (PDF – 779 KB)
Seven pages of SPIG news, including Ginger Rudeseal Carter Miller Teacher of the Year, SPIG member profile, taking multimedia on the road, schedule of SPIG conference events, and more.

Fall 2013 Newsletter (PDF– 595 KB)
Seven pages of SPIG news, including Boston Marathon bombing news coverage, Scholar-to-Scholar poster session, crowdfunding student journalism, assessment, GIFT winners, endowment of the Ginger Rudeseal Carter Miller Teacher of the Year award, recommended literary journalism books, panels proposed for 2014 conference, and more.

Summer 2013 Newsletter (PDF– 624 KB)
Eight pages of SPIG news, including the newly named Ginger Rudeseal Carter Miller Teacher of the Year, Teaching Journalism and Mass Communication special edition featuring service learning, plagiarism Q&A,  pre-conference programs; other conference plans, and more.

Spring 2013 Newsletter (PDF – 390 KB)
Four pages of SPIG news, including a study of evangelicals in pop culture summary; upcoming conference SPIG events; calls for research, Teacher of the Year, and Scholarship of Application; and more.

Fall 2012 Newsletter (PDF – 594 KB)
Nine pages of SPIG news, including teaching entrepreneurial journalism, 2012 GIFT winner, Chicago ethnic media, Hot Topic session, and more.

Summer 2012 Newsletter (PDF – 377 KB)
Eight pages of SPIG news, including Teacher of the Year, upcoming conference highlights, and more.

Spring 2012 Newsletter (PDF – 438 KB)
Sixteen pages of SPIG news, including SPIG programming for AEJMC’s 100th anniversary conference, SPIG’s place in the future of higher ed, student newspaper coverage of campus suicide, tips for motivating students to read, SPIG member profile, TJMC call for papers, Ph.D. vs. Ex.P., and remembering David Simon.

Summer 2011 Newsletter (PDF – 756 KB)
Sixteen pages of SPIG news, including a comprehensive report on SPIG programming at the St. Louis conference and the SPIG business meeting, including creation of the journal Teaching Journalism and Mass Communication (TJMC).

Spring 2011 Newsletter (PDF – 471 KB)
Eight pages of SPIG news, including research results to inform SPIG growth plans, new blog info, hyperlocal reporting by students, SPIG programming in St. Louis, SPIG competition details, and more!

Fall 2010 Newsletter (PDF – 966 KB)
Fourteen pages of SPIG news, including teacher of the year, plans for an online journal, conference highlights, and more!

Summer 2010 Newsletter (PDF – 1 MB)
Nineteen pages of SPIG news, including teacher of the year, upcoming conference highlights, and summaries of several thought-provoking SPIG listserv discussions.

Winter 2010 Newsletter (PDF – 988 KB)
Sixteen pages of SPIG news, including how we’re coping, how we include PR and other disciplines, “interviewing film fest” suggestions, ideas for teaching intro to mass comm, and more!

Fall 2009 Newsletter (PDF – 2.2 MB)
Sixteen pages of SPIG news, including teacher of the year, how j-schools must grow as ‘multimedia producers,’ how investigative reporting will survive newspapers, iPhones for freshmen changing ACU’s view of media, and more!

Summer 2009 Newsletter (PDF – 856 KB)
Seventeen pages of SPIG news, including teacher of the year, upcoming conference highlights, and virtual roundtables on administrative duties and finding story ideas.

Winter 2009 Newsletter (PDF – 1.3 MB)
See the results of the SPIG survey, Q&A with John Jenks, a redux of the listserv ethics conversation and SPIG-specific calls for the Boston convention.

Fall 2008 Newsletter (PDF – 1.2 MB)

Spring 2008 Newsletter (PDF – 824 KB)

Winter 2008 Newsletter (PDF – 1.4 MB)

Fall 2007 Newsletter (PDF – 1.6 MB)

Spring 2007 Newsletter (PDF – 1.8 MB)