Society of Professional Journalists - Qatar Chapter

Society of Professional Journalists - Qatar Chapter

The Society of Professional Journalists in Qatar, Northwestern University in Qatar, Medill School of Journalism.

The Society of Professional Journalists Qatar is a student club at Northwestern University in Qatar. SPJ-Q is the Society of Professional Journalist's first international chapter. We host events and workshops for students to learn and practice the basics of journalism from experts in the field.

Mission: To promote journalism and its importance in Qatar. We also want to bring out untold stories to light.

Come hear what the seniors have to say about their Journalism Residency Experience!

Food will be provided.

Hey everyone!

Stop by SPJ's booth at Purple Fest. We'll have trivia and giveaways. Hope to see you all there!

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Allison Shelley

Meet Allison Shelley, a Pulitzer center journalist who will discuss the field of documentary photography in our upcoming workshop. She will also give useful photography tips and teach us how to shoot powerful, yet ethical, images.She has travelled to Haiti and India and will also share stories from these experiences.

This workshop will be great for upcoming photographers, documentary filmmakers, journalists and anyone else who wants to tell effective stories.

Join us on Wednesday, Feb 8 in NU-Q 1-300!

pulitzercenter.org A profile of Allison Shelley

Do you know what journalism of empathy is? Bill Mitchell from the Poynter Institute says "being a journalist means being human."
(Read more here: http://www.poynter.org/2002/the-journalism-of-empathy/3679/)

We've invited two Pulitzer Center journalists to discuss this topic further! Join us as we explore another side of Journalism.

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SPJ-Q Application Form

Hey, guys! SPJ-Q is recruiting a graphic designer and a content producer for our executive board and we would really like to have some inspired and motivated students to join our board. You can belong to both journalism and communication majors.
We've attached a short application form for anyone who's interested. Deadline is 11:59 pm, 4 February. Thanks!

https://goo.gl/forms/fWOvIxZgpYf3ynbo2

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On November 16th, SPJ-Q invited a sports photographer Elsa Garrison from Getty Images and a sports presenter Mohammad Kidan from beIN Sports.

On November 16th, SPJ-Q invited a sports photographer Elsa Garrison from Getty Images and a sports presenter Mohammad Kidan from beIN Sports.

[11/20/16]   Thank you to everyone who attended our workshop today! Now that you have the training on 5D cameras, you can check it out from the Cage whenever you want. Congrats!

[11/17/16]   From all of us at SPJ-Q, we want to give a big thank you to everyone who came to our Sports and Media panel! We were very happy to see so many students eager to learn more about the field of sports news.

We look forward to seeing you all at our upcoming events!

Colors of the land (Time Lapse Qatar) by Samim Qazi

Come to our training workshop on 5D cameras and learn how to make time lapse videos! RSVP here for one session: https://goo.gl/forms/Audx6ReInmXl73co2

Salam alykum and Hi every one, well here is another one... Beautiful weather with different shades of colors during winter, the sky and clouds makes Qatar lo...

We know many NU-Q students would love to use the 5D camera, but they haven't been able to get a training yet, so have no access to check out the cameras from the cage.

On Sunday, SPJ-Q is hosting two sessions for the training. You'll learn about the basics of using the camera and how to shoot time-lapse videos.

Two timings:
1:30 - 3:00 PM
3:30 - 5:00 PM

* 10 seats per session
* Open to sophomore and above (both majors are welcome)

RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/Audx6ReInmXl73co2

Light snacks will be provided.

[11/16/16]   Sports and the Media panel happening now. Join us to speak to experts in the field!

How to be a Local Sports Reporter : The Importance of Energy for Sports Reporters

“You’re talking about sports. Have fun. It’s a great job.”
Come to our panel to learn more tips on a career in sports media this Wednesday, November 16 at 12 pm. Room 3069.

Learn the importance of energy as a professional sports broadcaster with expert broadcasting tips in this free online sports journalism video clip. Expert: J...

Journalism 101 - Sports journalism

“You need to know about politics. You need a working knowledge of the legal system. It is unbelievable how many areas of life intersect with sports.”

Come to our panel to learn more about what a career in sports media is like this Wednesday, November 16 at 12 pm. Room 3069.

The Journalism 101 project has been developed to accompany lectures in the La Trobe University first year subject, The Emerging Journalist. The project has b...

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محمد كيدان (@Mohammad_Kidan) | Twitter

Don't miss this panel where you can speak to experts in the sports media field, including Mohammad Kidan, a presenter at beIN Sports.

twitter.com The latest Tweets from محمد كيدان (@Mohammad_Kidan). TV Presenter @beINSPORTS_MENA #bein_play. Doha, Qatar

Careers in Journalism : What Is the Average Salary for a Sports Journalist?

“The audience for sports news is so large and so engaged…If you gotta be anywhere in the news room, that’s a fairly safe place to be.”
Come to our panel to learn more about what a job in sports media is like this Wednesday, November 16 at 12 pm. Room 3069.

The average salary for a sports journalist is usually not very great, but there are other benefits of being a sports journalist, including access to well-fun...

Tips in 60 seconds... How to break into sports journalism

“If you know that career path then stick to it and don’t get sidetracked...Be determined and never give up.”

Come to our panel to learn more tips about a career in sports media this Wednesday, November 16 at 12 pm. Room 3069.

Travelling the world watching high profile sporting events sounds like the dream job. It's not all fun and games but the appeal of sports journalism is as to...

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Elsa Garrison

Don't miss this panel where you can speak to experts in the sports media field, including Elsa Garrison, a photographer at Getty Images.

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How to be a Local Sports Reporter : How to Have Cover the Sport You Love as a Sports Reporter

“You tell your boss you love sports and the sport that you know the best. More likely than not, that’s where they’ll set you up at.”

Come to our panel to learn more about how to get into the career you want in sports media this Wednesday, November 16 at 12 pm. Room 3069.

Learn how to choose your main sport as a broadcaster as a professional sports broadcaster with expert broadcasting tips in this free online sports journalism...

How to get into sports journalism

“Get out there. Get confident. Get volunteering. Seriously, just go for it.”
Come to our panel to learn more tips about a career in sports media this Wednesday, November 16 at 12 pm. Room 3069.

The GoThinkBig Sessions in London and Manchester saw a whole host of experts from the worlds of music, media, fashion and sport, give advice and inspiration ...

Sports Journalism: Not a Job For Fanboys-Clarence Hill

“It’s a dream job. I get paid to write about football. I get paid to talk football. Who wouldn’t want to do that?"

Come to our panel to learn more about the lives of different sports journalists this Wednesday, November 16 at 12 pm. Room 3069.

Sports writer, Clarence Hill, talks about covering the infamous Dallas Cowboys and how to make it as sports journalist.

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Faras Ghani

Don't miss this panel where you can speak to experts in the sports media field, including Faras Ghani an editor at Al Jazeera English.

aljazeera.com Faras Ghani is Deputy Online Editor at Al Jazeera English.

Come learn about different careers in sports media and speak to experts in the field this Wednesday, November 16 at 12pm in Room 3069. Lunch will be provided.

A Day in the Life of a Sports Broadcaster

“You’re truly a one-man show. I shot this game earlier, editing the video, writing my own script and eventually I’ll anchor this whole thing. It’s a lot of work but it is a lot of fun.”

Come to our panel to learn more about the work different sports journalists do this Wednesday, November 16 at 12 pm. Room 3069.

KRNV Sports reporter Alex Margulies walks us through a normal work day. Story by KRNV Sports Photographer Julian Del Gaudio

A Day In The Life Of AP Sports Writer Cliff Brunt

“We just work hard. It’s a blessing to cover the team and just be able to network and experience how it is as sports writers. This is a lifestyle, so it’s really good.”

Come to our panel to learn more about the lives of different sports journalists this Wednesday, November 16 at 12 pm. Room 3069.

Want to learn about what a career in sports media is like? Mark your calendars!

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Sports Broadcasting 101: Breaking Into The Business Of Sports Media

forbes.com Everything you need to know about pursing a career in sports media.

Happy spending: How to budget for a better you - Northwestern University in Qatar

nu-q.readsh101.com Rate this article and enter to win Dilemma: You have $40 left after your monthly restock of PB&J supplies; you want to tag along with your bio partner for an Intro to Rock Climbing class, but you could use the practical and emotional boost of new jeans. Your account balance says it’s either the jean...

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Saudi scholar comes under fire in Qatar for feminist views

dohanews.co The backlash was ignited when QU's Debate Club announced that Dr. Hatoon Al Fassi would give talk on Thursday, Nov. 3, about women in Islam.

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It’s harder for Clinton supporters to respect Trump backers than vice versa

pewresearch.org Clinton backers – particularly highly educated ones – have more difficulty respecting Trump supporters than the other way around.

Want to learn the basics of op-ed writing? Join us for a seminar with journalist Rami Khouri this Thursday, October 13th, from 3 pm to 4 pm for all the info you need!
RSVP is mandatory: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeER_OjbQtnj-cxZKI2EfylEdci61cX5eMdp9iMR9O6Noj28w/viewform

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7 Ways Body Language Can Help You Get Your Next Job

motto.time.com Sometimes it's about the things you're not actually saying

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Number of tigers in the wild rises for first time in over 100 years

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/11/number-of-tigers-in-the-wild-rises-for-first-time-in-over-100-years

www.theguardian.com There are now 3,890 animals roaming the forests of Asia but the increase may be down to improved survey methods

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Does That Emoji Mean What You Think it Means? New Research Looks at Emoji Misinterpretation

Do you know your #emoji could be misinterpreted based on what it looks like on someone else's phone?
http://www.socialmediatoday.com/social-networks/does-emoji-mean-what-you-think-it-means-new-research-looks-emoji-misinterpretation

www.socialmediatoday.com Have you ever considered how different emoji might mean different things to different people? Or how emoji can display differently on various devices, skewing their translation?

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Saudi Arabia Will Join April Oil Producer Meeting in Doha

#Oil Producer Meeting to be held in Doha!
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-03-17/saudi-arabia-will-join-april-oil-producer-meeting-in-doha

bloomberg.com Saudi Arabia will join a meeting of producers from within and outside OPEC in Doha next month, adding weight to the campaign by financially stricken crude exporters to freeze output and overcome the glut that’s weighing on the market.

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Qatar ranked world's second-safest country - Doha News

#Qatar ranked world's second-safest country! Read more here:

dohanews.co According to the Golden Visa 2015 World Safety Index, Qatar came first in three of 10 major categories: It has low levels of unemployment, it at limited risk for terrorism attacks and is unlikely to suffer from natural disasters.

Doha News

#Fire has broken out in Caravan restaurant, Doha.

A large fire has broken out in a popular plaza full of restaurants in Doha.

Does anyone know more?

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#Qatar's employees receiving lowest #salary raise in the past three years!

As many local businesses and organizations look to cut costs, employees in Qatar are expected to receive their lowest salary raise in at least three years, a new report has said.

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Northwestern University in Qatar changing its major declaration policy and curriculum for incoming #students.

For the whole year, all freshmen will take the same exact courses except for their different choices in two required liberal arts courses, but they will have to declare their major in the spring semester. They will begin taking their specific major courses in sophomore year.

Read more here.

[03/13/16]   #Turkey explosion: Many reported killed in central #Ankara explosion
- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-35798517

[03/13/16]   Germanwings pilot 'told to go to hospital' - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-35797065

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Some great development plans underway for low-income expats in #Qatar!
#migrantlabor

Work is underway on fitting out a new labor camp north of Doha that government officials hope will raise accommodation standards for blue-collar workers across the country.

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An EasyJet flight was delayed when a passenger spotted a spanner in the wing

It took a passenger's eagle eye to prevent an Easyjet flight making an emergency landing: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/easyjet-flight-delayed-switzerland-denmark-spanner-wing-a6927556.html

independent.co.uk An aviation expert warned of the possibility of “serious structural damage” after a spanner was seen lodged in the wing of an EasyJet aircraft.

The plane was taxiing for take-off from Geneva when a passenger noticed the tool lodged in the wing flaps of the plane.

The crew was a…

Doha News

Frustrated with Qatar’s court system and unable to afford to attend the upcoming retrial of her daughter’s alleged murderer, a British expat has launched a new campaign to help “justice prevail.”

Doha News

#Restaurants being shut down in #Doha due to #food hygiene regulations.

Nearly a dozen restaurants and cafeterias in central Doha, the Industrial Area, Al Wakrah and Al Khor have been temporarily shut down by Qatar authorities this month for flouting food hygiene regulations.

The Stranger Project

Like and follow 'The Stranger Project,' who are doing amazing work at helping out children and participating in other voluntary activities!
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A project that unites strangers by providing a platform for skill-based volunteering in an effort create positive change

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