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May 2, 2002
The Times has won Sigma Delta Chi awards for excellence in editorial writing, Washington correspondence and general column writing during 2001, the Society of Professional Journalists announced Wednesday. The editorial writing award went to Alex Raksin and Bob Sipchen for "Helping People Off the Street," a collection of editorials exploring the issues and dilemmas of mentally ill people living on the streets. Raksin and Sipchen won a Pulitzer Prize for the same editorials. Peter G.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 2, 2002
The Times has won Sigma Delta Chi awards for excellence in editorial writing, Washington correspondence and general column writing during 2001, the Society of Professional Journalists announced Wednesday. The editorial writing award went to Alex Raksin and Bob Sipchen for "Helping People Off the Street," a collection of editorials exploring the issues and dilemmas of mentally ill people living on the streets. Raksin and Sipchen won a Pulitzer Prize for the same editorials. Peter G.
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November 21, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND and STEVE WEINSTEIN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
From our Gone but Not Forgotten microfilm archives: Donna Rice--whose association with Gary Hart dashed his presidential run in 1987--stalked out of a panel discussion on the right to privacy in Cincinnati Friday because reporters wanted to cover her appearance. Rice maintained that she thought her appearance--to a roomful of journalists brought together by the Society of Professional Journalists--would be considered off the record.
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April 29, 2000 | From a Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles Times media writer David Shaw and Times sports columnist Bill Plaschke were honored this week by the Society of Professional Journalists with 1999 Sigma Delta Chi awards for excellence in journalism. Shaw won in the category of non-deadline reporting for his analysis of The Times' decision to share profits of the paper's Sunday magazine on Oct. 10, 1999, with Staples Center, the subject of that issue.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1997
Los Angeles Times columnist Al Martinez was honored Thursday night by the Society of Professional Journalists as print journalist of the year. A veteran reporter and feature writer who joined The Times in 1972, Martinez became a columnist in 1984. He has won numerous journalism awards and is the author of four books. Also honored at the awards banquet was Jose Rios, news director of Fox 11 television's news department, who was named broadcast journalist of the year.
NEWS
April 29, 2000 | From a Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles Times media writer David Shaw and Times sports columnist Bill Plaschke were honored this week by the Society of Professional Journalists with 1999 Sigma Delta Chi awards for excellence in journalism. Shaw won in the category of non-deadline reporting for his analysis of The Times' decision to share profits of the paper's Sunday magazine on Oct. 10, 1999, with Staples Center, the subject of that issue.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1992
Regarding your account of President Blenda Wilson's first public appearance ("CSUN Leader Hopes to Tap New Funds," Times Valley Edition, Sept. 11), please note that this entire event was conceived, organized and controlled by the student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). President Wilson was our guest. She had nothing to do with the ground rules for questioning, as reported by Sam Enriquez, who said: "Professional media were not allowed to ask questions under the rules she (Wilson)
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July 22, 2005
Longtime KTLA-TV Channel 5 reporter Stan Chambers will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists at a July 30 dinner at the Hilton Hotel in Universal City. The event is open to the public. For ticket information, call Roberta Wax at (818) 993-7027. The deadline is Monday.
BUSINESS
October 7, 1999 | Denise Gellene
* Saks Inc. said Wednesday that its Saks Fifth Avenue department stores will provide on-air attire for as many as 14 of CNBC's male news anchors. No money changed hands in the deal, which Saks hopes will raise its profile among the cable network's viewers. But some observers said having news anchors double as fashion models poses conflict-of-interest concerns.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 1997 | CARLOS V. LOZANO
Government officials, academics and journalists will huddle for a three-day conference beginning today in Oxnard that will focus on the reporting of new government budget policies. The conference--"Redefining Government: Reporting the Coming Crisis in State and Local Finance"--is designed to help journalists better understand changes being brought about by new economic policies, organizers said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1997
Los Angeles Times columnist Al Martinez was honored Thursday night by the Society of Professional Journalists as print journalist of the year. A veteran reporter and feature writer who joined The Times in 1972, Martinez became a columnist in 1984. He has won numerous journalism awards and is the author of four books. Also honored at the awards banquet was Jose Rios, news director of Fox 11 television's news department, who was named broadcast journalist of the year.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 21, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND and STEVE WEINSTEIN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
From our Gone but Not Forgotten microfilm archives: Donna Rice--whose association with Gary Hart dashed his presidential run in 1987--stalked out of a panel discussion on the right to privacy in Cincinnati Friday because reporters wanted to cover her appearance. Rice maintained that she thought her appearance--to a roomful of journalists brought together by the Society of Professional Journalists--would be considered off the record.
NATIONAL
August 21, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
Four famous female journalists will be honored on U.S. postage stamps next month. The U.S. Postal Service plans to issue stamps Sept. 14 featuring Nellie Bly, Marguerite Higgins, Ethel L. Payne and Ida M. Tarbell. First-day ceremonies will be held at a Society of Professional Journalists convention in Fort Worth, and the 37-cent stamps will go on sale nationwide the next day. The four women made their marks in a field then dominated by men.
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