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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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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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News at Noon examines the media upheaval of 1963

Many of us marvel today at the way digital technologies have affected news reporting and mass media, transforming forever our means of gathering and disseminating information. Even as it happens, we chat and post and tweet about the speed with … Continue reading

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Journalists find new routes to funding

New media requires not only new thinking to succeed, it also requires innovative financing. So, to stay relevant, reliable and readable, modern news gatherers are conjuring ways to keep the dollars flowing. This month’s News at Noon speaker series, co-sponsored … Continue reading

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