Monthly Archives: May 2011

Journalism workshop in St. Louis explores disaster coverage

In the wake of killer storms raking the Midwest, next week’s Rural Health Journalism Workshop has added a session on health reporting related to natural disasters. The workshop, a day-long, no-fee event highlighting tips and advice on covering health issues … Continue reading

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Fund formed to help newspaper tornado victims

To assist Missouri newspaper employees affected by Sunday’s Joplin tornado, the Missouri Press Association said Monday it has established a disaster fund through the Missouri Press Foundation. Reports say the homes of at least 25 Joplin Globe employees were heavily … Continue reading

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Come by and meet SPJ

Summer’s here (well, almost) and what could be a better time to kick back and mix it up a little with some fellow journalists? The St. Louis Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists invites anyone who writes, photographs, … Continue reading

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May luncheon addresses anonymous sources

Photo by David Sheets City editor Gary Dotson of the Belleville News-Democrat, deputy managing editory Adam Goodman of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Matt Carlson of the Department of Communication at St. Louis University discuss the use of anonymous sources … Continue reading

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