Through The Lens Exhibition by The Straits Times and World Press Photo (16 Jan – 7 Feb) and Photojournalism Webinar (Jan 27, Wed, 12.30pm)

Dear Friends,

Singapore Press Club is pleased to invite you to view Through The Lens photo exhibitions by The Straits Times and World Press Photo held at the National Museum of Singapore (The Concourse level 1 and The Canyon at basement) from Saturday, January 16 to Sunday February 7, 2021. It is open to the public daily, admission is free. 

Through The Lens comprises an exhibition by The Straits Times (this year, the ST exhibition will focus on coverage of Covid-19 in Singapore) and an exhibition by the World Press Photo (which celebrates most powerful, provocative and poignant images from around the world).

Join us as well for this Webinar on Photojournalism

Covering Covid-19 – Documenting a new normal amid the pandemic Featuring ST photojournalists As social distancing becomes part of the new landscape, many of us have had to rethink our lifestyles and get creative in the ways we connect, gather, eat and work.

Through visual features that captured how coronavirus impacted lives in 2020, The Straits Times photojournalists discuss the role that photojournalism plays during a public health crisis, as well as the challenges and importance of showing the human face – and cost – of the pandemic.

Date: Wed, Jan 27
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Register by Jan 24, 6pm    

Successful registrants will be sent a unique link prior to the webinar

(1) Webinar on Trauma Literacy for Newsroom Leaders (27 Jan, 12noon SGT on Zoom) and (2) free Newsroom Guide on reporting of health crises

Dear members,


SPC is pleased to offer you two great resources related to handling crises reporting.

  • Webinar on Trauma Literacy for Newsroom Leaders on 27 January 2021 at 12noon SGT on Zoom
  • Newsroom Guide on pandemic reporting – free download

Starting 2021,  WAN-IFRA is working with Dart Centre APAC in Australia to offer this special training series on how to protect against and prevent trauma and help newsrooms build resiliency and put in place workplace processes which safeguard employees’ mental health and well-being.

This free webinar will come with live translation in Bahasa Indonesia, Cantonese, Hindi, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin.

SPC members are invited to register for a free introductory webinar on 27 January 2021 held at 12noon SGT on Zoom.

You can also share with your friends and colleagues who may benefit from this valuable training.

For more details and to register, visit tiny.cc/traumalit

A free download of a Newsroom Guide with expert views and advice for media professionals and newsrooms to navigate reporting of health crises
 
It’s a great Covid19 reporting resource. This newsroom guide is a distillation of expert views and advice, drawn from the World Editors Forum Science in the Newsroom project. It covers newsgathering, storytelling and innovative techniques to help journalists, editors and newsrooms navigate COVID-19 and future health crises.

Register here to get your free copy

https://forms.gle/RjXPuKt1dZCVzaKj7

The handbook is produced by the World Editors Forum, the network for editors within WAN-IFRA.

Enjoy a Eurasian Christmas Feast at home and discover this heritage cuisine with an online talk on Friday Dec 18 from 6:30-7:15pm

SPC Gourmet Special is back!

If you missed the Peranakan Taster Meal in October, don't miss this.

Eurasian Christmas Feast & 45-minute Online Talk

by Chef Lionel Chee

Friday I 18 December 2020 I 6:30 - 7:15pm

Terms & Conditions
  • As this is a curated event menu, Chef Lionel is unable to take any special requests beyond the above menu options.
  • Orders close on Monday, December 14, to give Chef Lionel time to purchase ingredients and prepare this special off-the-main-menu group meal. 
  • Should you wish to reduce or cancel your order, we suggest requesting to send it to someone else as a treat as refunds (less credit card charges) would not be possible after 14 December. Change of delivery address will be accepted up to 17 December.

Should you have any questions, please email Singapore Press Club at secretariat@pressclub.org.sg

Offline to Online Business Course [Self-paced] – 40% off course fees

Designed for Freelancers & SME Business Owners to build a website in one day and launch an online business during the COVID-19 period. 
 
More information and to sign up click this link
 
Members enjoy a special code to take 40% off the online self-paced course fees (about SGD97).  Check your member email for the code. 
 
About the course  

A specially designed course for those who would not consider themselves ‘tech savvy’ or ‘technical’

Yes, can do it yourself and Daylon will walk you through step by step over a few hours. No experience or technical skills needed. You also do not need to hire anyone outside your company to maintain the website for you right after the course.

As long as you are willing to learn and are commited to building or growing your online revenue stream, this course could help you. As part of online learning, all course participants will get 1-year access to a private Facebook group for peer support and Q&A with the instructor.

By the end of the workshop you will:

  • Have a working mobile-optimised website via Squarespace or Wix with at least one or more of your products and services for sale. No additional software needed, just pay for your own hosting and domain fees.
  • A clear value proposition of what your business does and why someone should buy from you on the home page using copywriting frameworks they do not teach in marketing schools.
  • Learn simple ways to optimise your website to turn more visitors into paying customers using a test and learn approach using Hotjar (free).
  • Learn how to get your visitors/customers coming back and grow your online business sustainably through the basic principles of habit design and inbound marketing.
  • Get your first few customers via your email list and social network.
  • Tips to stay top of mind with your existing and prospective customers.
  • Options to sell your product/service to the world even without a website. Including setting-up your own free Stripe and PayPal account to take one-time or recurring credit card transactions.
  • Set-up automated calendar bookings for your consultations. Have the ability to get paid for these consultations.

About instructor Daylon Soh

With more than 10 years of experience working at the intersection of technology, design and marketing, Daylon Soh has worked with organisations across different industries and scale including a 2.5-year stint launching his own eCommerce venture as a design and marketing lead.

 

He was previously Razer’s Global eCommerce Architect for the online shopping experience part of a team responsible for driving global direct eCommerce sales. 

Daylon has taught UX and digital marketing part-time at leading digital skills school General Assembly. He currently consults with enterprises and mentors startups in UX Design and Product Management via WeWork Labs and also teaches at Republic Polytechnic and private schools in Singapore, Malaysia and Portugal.

 

Enjoy the self pace learning journey.