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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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Ferguson through the camera lens

News photographers were among the many journalists who faced dangerous situations as they documented the scene in Ferguson in the aftermath of the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a police officer there and the unrest that followed. Several of … 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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Pakistani journalist to discuss his deadly job

Umar Cheema In Pakistan, writing about government corruption is risky business, resulting in the death of a prominent reporter earlier this month. On July 1, Umar Cheema, an investigative reporter from Islamabad, will be in St. Louis to discuss and … Continue reading

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