Clubs and Organizations: Society of Professional Journalists, College Democrats meet today

Clubs and Organizations

Society of Professional Journalists hosts Minnesota News Council mock hearing

The UST chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will meet at 12:15 p.m. today, Thursday, April 10, in Room 448, Terence Murphy Hall, Minneapolis campus, to listen to a mock hearing of the Minnesota News Council. All students — whether SPJ members or not — are invited to attend. Students can take the 11:40 a.m. shuttle to Minneapolis. The Minnesota News Council promotes fair, vigorous and trusted journalism by engaging the news media and the public in examining standards of fairness. At its mock hearing, the council will deliberate on a case involving news coverage of an incest survivor.

College Democrats to hear from congressional candidate

The College Democrats meet from noon to 1 p.m. today, Thursday, April 10, in Room 454, O'Shaughnessy Educational Center. The club hosts Ashwin Madia, candidate in Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District. All are invited to attend.