Category Archives: diversity

Our year in review here at St. Louis SPJ

The St. Louis Pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists submitted our annual report to the national organization at the end of May. We’re happy to say our report was accepted and our charter renewed for another year. Whew. … Continue reading

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‘Then I Knew,’ News-Democrat documentary screening/community forum on April 25

A documentary project produced by the Belleville News-Democrat, ‘Then I Knew’ examines race and identity by asking African-Americans about the first time they realized that the color of their skin could affect the way they are treated. Reporter Cara Anthony … Continue reading

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LGBT issues are focus of panel discussion

Journalists reporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues navigate polarized opinions, comments that fuel intolerance and discrimination and terminology that some people find offensive. At this month’s “News at Noon” speaker series, a panel discussion addresses how reporters approach topics … Continue reading

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NAHJ enters partnership for upcoming SPJ/RTDNA national convention

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) will partner with the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) at the annual Excellence in Journalism Conference in 2013 in Anaheim, Calif. Earlier this week, the SPJ and RTDNA boards both voted … Continue reading

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