Category Archives: social media

SPJ freelancer in Iraq reaches Kickstarter goal

A Kickstarter campaign to help purchase protective gear for an SPJ-member freelance journalist from St. Louis reporting in Iraq has reached its goal, but more help is needed. “Keep Us Alive Covering Conflict in the Middle East” surpassed its $3,000 … Continue reading

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Former SPJ student officer reporting in Iraq launches Kickstarter campaign to purchase protective gear

By Carlos Restreppo St. Louis Pro Chapter board member Tuesday was Sheren Khalel’s 25th birthday, but this Webster University graduate is not asking for gifts or a cake. Khalel, a former officer of her SPJ student chapter in St. Louis, … Continue reading

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News at Noon explores the legal hazards of social media

Social media once was merely social. Now, it’s a tool for gathering news and reading it, too. But with this transition comes concern about new media’s place next to old media and whether the same legal limits apply to both. … Continue reading

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SPJ discusses social media with local experts

Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Storify. How can today’s journalists keep track of all these ever-evolving social media options and turn them into useful reporting tools? The St. Louis Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will feature local … Continue reading

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