Category Archives: freedom of information

Join SPJ on Inauguration Day – only $45!

It’s time to #PressthePrez. The Society of Professional Journalists is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, fighting on behalf of journalism and the First Amendment since 1909. The Society has fought for the Freedom of Information Act, for open government … 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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Who has the right to watch us from the sky?

Many TV stations have the capability to chase stories in the sky aboard a helicopter, but now some journalists are experimenting with drone technologies — used for military surveillance — to get previously unimaginable footage. Drone technology, your privacy and … Continue reading

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