The Jewish Scholastic Press Association’s first-ever convention and Shabbaton is in full swing in Los Angeles. Jewish high school journalists from several cities across the country have gathered for a range of events that began Thursday and run through Sunday.
The convention is being held at the B’nai David-Judea Congregation in LA’s Pico-Robertson neighborhood and features a number of NYC media figures. NYT reporter Jennifer Medina (pictured) gave a speech yesterday afrternoon titled “Principles in Practice: Life as Religious Journalist at the New York Times.” There’s also this, per a rundown in LA’s Jewish Journal:
On Friday night, attendees will have Shabbat dinner at B’nai David and listen to an address on journalism ethics by Gary Rosenblatt, editor and publisher of New York’s The Jewish Week.