Monthly Archives: January 2012

The state of the startups in 2012

In the wake of traditional media’s economic struggles, smaller narrowly focused “startups” have blossomed, all of them trying to fill the gaps their larger news-gathering brethren have left open in the wake of cost-cutting and retrenchment. Some have failed. Others … Continue reading

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SDX awards deadline is Feb. 9

The deadline for submitting entries for the annual Sigma Delta Chi Awards, the national awards contest for journalism sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists, is midnight Thursday, Feb. 9. More details on the awards categories and submissions policies are … Continue reading

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Local cartoonists to meet at Carmine’s, give us a reason to laugh about 2011

The year 2011 was packed with drama and intrigue, but it had its lighter moments, too, and many of them came courtesy of cartoonists R.J. Matson and Dan Martin of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Glenn McCoy of the Belleville … Continue reading

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Time is running out to apply for the Terry Hughes Award

Nominations are being accepted through Saturday by the St. Louis Newspaper Guild for the annual Terry Hughes Award. The award was established in the name of Hughes, a Post-Dispatch columnist. Her writing was clear, witty and descriptive, with a flair … Continue reading

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