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St. Louis chapter appoints new officers

New officers have been appointed to lead the St. Louis Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for 2014-2015. David Sheets, former Region 7 director and former chapter president, returns to the chapter presidency for a second term. Sheets … 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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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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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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