Category Archives: media history

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 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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SPJ St. Louis commends journalists reporting on Ferguson

Glass. Gas. Bricks. Rocks. Flames. Freezing temperatures. Fear. Rage. These are among the many obstacles St. Louis-area journalists struggled against Monday to report on grand jury findings in the Michael Brown shooting and subsequent civic outrage. The journalists rushed into … Continue reading

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LandSpeed Louise puts News at Noon on the fast track

The fastest people on earth are amateurs who, for the past 100 years, have been cranking out speed records on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, driving and riding their hand-built cars, trucks, and motorcycles at speeds upwards of 475 … Continue reading

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