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Ten years after surviving Kirkwood shooting, reporter pens novel about his experience

Todd Allen Smith is a former reporter for the Suburban Journals, among other midwestern outlets, and a former board member for the St. Louis Society of Professional Journalists. He has been shot twice, 10 years apart,¬†and with each bullet that … Continue reading

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SPJ Happy Hour Tuesday!

While you’re waiting for that source to call you back, why not join your fellow scribblers for a happy hour at iTap? Relax in the comfy chairs and complain about work (or not!) among those who also receive angry reader … Continue reading

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‘Then I Knew,’ News-Democrat documentary screening/community forum on April 25

A documentary project produced by the Belleville News-Democrat, ‘Then I Knew’ examines race and identity by asking African-Americans about the first time they realized that the color of their skin could affect the way they are treated. Reporter Cara Anthony … 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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