RIAS German/American Journalists Exchange

American and German broadcast journalists have been participating in a significant transatlantic exchange opportunity since 1993. Every year, the RIAS German/American Journalists Exchange Program, sponsored by RTDNA and RTDNF, sends German journalists to the United States, and American journalists to Germany, to learn about our respective news media systems, governments, and cultures. According to RTDNA, […]

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Great Time to Join SPJ

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), in conjunction with the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), will be jointly hosting the Excellence in Journalism 2012 conference later this month in Fort Lauderdale. I’m planning to be there for the first time in several years, and I am really looking forward to spending a few days […]

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Rough Waters in a Senate Committee

I have to admit my growing frustration with the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and its handling of Senate Bill 448 — the Free Flow of Information Act. It’s complicated, of course, but the basic idea is that this legislation would provide federal-level protections for those engaged in journalistic activities. The states have done a great […]

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