Tag Archives: first amendment

You weren’t using those First Amendment rights anyway, were you?

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hosted the First Amendment Free* Food Festival on March 28, offering free pizza in exchange for temporarily signing away your First Amendment rights. No free speech, religion, press… no big deal when you’re talking about pizza, … Continue reading

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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 SPJ condemns arrest of journalist Mike Faulk

The St. Louis Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists condemns the arrest of reporter Mike Faulk by St. Louis police during the weekend’s protests and demonstrations. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported that one of their own, reporter … Continue reading

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#SPJProud

And now, a word from our sponsor… Today I donated in SPJ’s Day of Giving to the Terry Harper Fellowship, of which I was a proud recipient in 2010. It was the first year for the Harper scholarship, which funded … Continue reading

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