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MOE finalists at Lindenwood

Lindenwood University students were named as finalists for two national Mark of Excellence awards this year. The editorial board of Lindenlink, the university’s student news website, was named as a finalist for best online opinion and commentary. The board’s submission … Continue reading

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And now, a word from our sponsor….

There’s a wry variation on Martin Niemoller’s famous poem circulating: “First they came for the journalists, and I did not speak up, because I was not a journalist. We don’t know what happened after that.” It’s not a fair analogy, … Continue reading

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

St. Louis SPJ was happy to co-sponsor the First Amendment Free* Food Festival at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Monday, in which students sign away their First Amendment rights for free pizza. It’s usually not a hard sell. Participants sign away … Continue reading

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Facebook training succeeds despite wintry forecast

A great crowd braved the scary forecast to hear from Ben Meyerson of the Chicago Tribune on the various ways we can use Facebook for reporting and disseminating our work. Many thanks to our partner organizations for spreading the word, to … Continue reading

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