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Join the New England Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists as Jason Pramas and Massachusetts State Representative Lori Ehrlich breakdown what it means now that a journalism commission study will be conducted as required by law.

This will be a 101 Webinar of sorts that will be broadcasted via Facebook Live and Zoom.

Jason Pramas is executive director of the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism and executive editor and assistant publisher of DigBoston newspaper. A photojournalist, educator, and artist, he holds an MFA in visual arts and is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. Pramas organized a grassroots support campaign for the MA journalism commission law among journalists, local independent news outlets, and college journalism departments statewide.

Representative Lori Ehrlich, who represents Marblehead, Swampscott, and Lynn, last session filed “An Act establishing a commission to study journalism in underserved communities,” which was passed into law as a part of the Economic Development Bond Bill.

Ehrlich was named House Chair of the Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government. In the previous two sessions, she was House Chair of the Joint Committee on Export development, focused on trade and expanding our state's access to new markets. She received her Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Lehigh University, and Master’s in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. While studying at the Kennedy School she was the Founder and President of the Kennedy School Energy Caucus.


You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Mar 23, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: SPJNE Discussion: Journalism Commission Law 101. What is in it?

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Mar 23 2021 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm