Category Archives: first amendment

#SPJProud

And now, a word from our sponsor… Today I donated in SPJ’s Day of Giving to the Terry Harper Fellowship, of which I was a proud recipient in 2010. It was the first year for the Harper scholarship, which funded … Continue reading

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St. Louis SPJ adds to chorus for New Voices Act

The following was presented to the Missouri House of Representatives last month in support of the Walter Cronkite New Voices Act. It has since been passed by the House and has been sent to the state Senate. Please feel free … Continue reading

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Journalists from Baltics to visit St. Louis, discuss Ferguson

What do 12 journalists from the Baltic States and the Society of Professional Journalists have in common? Ferguson. The journalists — four each from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania — will visit with members of the St. Louis Pro Chapter of … Continue reading

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St. Louis SPJ condemns attacks on the press in Ferguson

As confrontations between protesters and police continue in Ferguson, the St. Louis Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists condemns all attacks on the press, including the arrest of two reporters Wednesday. According to multiple news stories, St. Louis County … Continue reading

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