Manifesto Checker

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Jem Collins – Chair

Introduce training events, in areas such as media law and design
Look at new types of media such as Snapchat, Riff and Periscope
Continue to showcase with publication of the month, roundups and tomorrow papers today
Start a mentoring scheme between working journalists and SPA members
Create a more visible, campaigning student publication association

Megan Downing
Coming Soon

Aubrey Allegretti – Digital Media

Begin #TomorrowsPapersToday on Twitter for student papers to boost profile
Grow our digital media & emerging media presence – Snapchat and Riff
Create a ‘members only’ login section of the website for exclusive info
Make a dedicated ‘student publication news’ section
Author more engaging, entertaining content, e.g.
Create a social media guide to advise on strategy for other publications

Jon May – Development Officer

Online training in Media Law
Resources such as staff manuals, editorial policies and image databases
Free media law panel/advice

Brad Johnson – Marketing & Events

Work with external partners to promote the SPA’s work
Develop event logistic plan for future event
Work to improve SPA image and standing