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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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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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St. Louis SPJ forges ‘News at Noon’ partnership with Missouri History Museum

SPJ’s St. Louis Pro Chapter recently formed a partnership with the Missouri History Museum to talk to SPJ members, museum members and the public about news, views and events in media. The discussions will be part of a monthly program … Continue reading

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Freedom of Information ‘road trip’ will make a stop in St. Louis

They’re on the road now, heading toward the Gateway City. A crack team of Freedom of Information intellectuals and Sunshine Law specialists from the Society of Professional Journalists has begun an extensive summer road trip to spread the gospel on … Continue reading

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