As journalists cover America’s war on terrorism and the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, demand continues to increase for information about Islam. Panelists attending the SPJ National Convention discussed the gathering of such information during the seminar “The Role of Religion Reporting After the Terrorist Attacks.”
Of the many images of the Sept. 11 attacks, which ones will be remembered 10, 20, or 100 years from now? Photo editors face that daunting question as they select the images they will publish from the hundreds of hours of television footage, digital video-feed, and photographs that were collected in the aftermath of the tragedy.
The SPJ National Convention seminar ‘Stories We’re Missing on Our Campuses’ started off with a note of frustration from Oren Campbell, publisher of the University of Washington’s The Daily. ‘I read 50-60 [college] papers every week and am disappointed in the lack of depth and ‘I read 50-60 [college] papers every week and am disappointed in the lack of depth and breadth.’