Category Archives: government and media

Statement on Lindenwood’s “Legacy”

It’s hard to know what’s going on behind the scenes with Lindenwood University’s decision to shut down the print edition of its magazine. Student publications are certainly not immune to the ongoing struggle for print media to stay financially viable … Continue reading

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Review: The Post

By Tammy Merrett There is a well-known portrait of late Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham that was created by legendary photographer Richard Avedon. In the portrait, created in 1976, Graham is standing with her arms folded, holding her glasses and the … Continue reading

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St. Louis SPJ condemns arrest of journalist Mike Faulk

The St. Louis Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists condemns the arrest of reporter Mike Faulk by St. Louis police during the weekend’s protests and demonstrations. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported that one of their own, reporter … Continue reading

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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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