Category Archives: government and media

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

Posted in advocacy, first amendment, government and media | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in advocacy, freedom of information, freedom of speech, government and media, membership, networking, public access | Comments Off

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

Posted in advocacy, education, first amendment, government and media, public access | Comments Off

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

Posted in education, first amendment, freedom of information, government and media, guest journalists, international journalism, meet and greet, special events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off