Upcoming events for November

Covering the Courts: What Detroit’s Top Legal Minds Think: Join our partners over at SPJ Detroit and the State Bar of Michigan for a two-part series.

The first talk is Monday, Nov. 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Crain’s in Detroit. The speakers that night are Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade.

The second talk is Tuesday Nov. 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Butzel Long Law Offices in Detroit. The speakers are the Honorable Nancy Edmunds, federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and the Honorable Robert Colombo, chief judge of the 3rd Circuit Court in Wayne County.

Admission is free but RSVPs are required. Call or email them to Donna Remer, SPJ Detroit executive director, at detroitspj@comcast.net or (586) 306-2035.For more information, go to http://www.spjdetroit.org.

Nov. 18-19, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. The Kiplinger Digital Media Summit is coming to the Midwest. Reboot your digital skills in this full-day workshop, with an optional hands-on lab on the second day. Leading industry experts will share their tips, tools and tactics. Topics include must-have apps and programs for journalists, blogging, data analytics, crowdsourcing, verifying breaking news, data visualization, video editing, hands-on gadget play, and using social media to dig deeper for sources and story ideas.

For more information on registration, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kiplinger-digital-media-summit-2014-tickets-13181872335