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Our year in review here at St. Louis SPJ

The St. Louis Pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists submitted our annual report to the national organization at the end of May. We’re happy to say our report was accepted and our charter renewed for another year. Whew. … Continue reading

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Statement on Lindenwood’s “Legacy”

It’s hard to know what’s going on behind the scenes with Lindenwood University’s decision to shut down the print edition of its magazine. Student publications are certainly not immune to the ongoing struggle for print media to stay financially viable … Continue reading

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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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