Category Archives: historic events

St. Louis Pro mourns the passing of Bryan Burwell

A lion of St. Louis journalism is gone, and with him goes the roar loved by so many of his fans. Bryan Burwell, an award-winning sports columnist with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch since 2002, died early Thursday. He was 59. … Continue reading

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Ferguson through the camera lens

News photographers were among the many journalists who faced dangerous situations as they documented the scene in Ferguson in the aftermath of the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a police officer there and the unrest that followed. Several 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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SPJ offers special screening of ‘Deadline in Disaster’

The St. Louis Pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists invites you to a special screening of “Deadline in Disaster,” a documentary about the role of reporters at The Joplin Globe shortly after a devastating tornado cut through the community … Continue reading

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