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The state of the startups in 2012

In the wake of traditional media’s economic struggles, smaller narrowly focused “startups” have blossomed, all of them trying to fill the gaps their larger news-gathering brethren have left open in the wake of cost-cutting and retrenchment. Some have failed. Others … Continue reading

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Two new members join St. Louis Pro Chapter board

Two new members have been seated on the St. Louis Pro Chapter board for 2011-12. They are Tammy Merrett-Murry, program director for the Alestle student-run newspaper at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and mass communications instructor, who takes over as board … Continue reading

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Convergence is key at Region 7 conference

Newsy.com’s Jim Flink gives the keynote speech at SPJ’s Region 7 spring conference this past weekend. Convergence and camaraderie were the dominant themes at this year’s Region 7 spring conference in Overland Park, Kan. But the idea of convergence extended … Continue reading

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