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#SPJProud

And now, a word from our sponsor… Today I donated in SPJ’s Day of Giving to the Terry Harper Fellowship, of which I was a proud recipient in 2010. It was the first year for the Harper scholarship, which funded … Continue reading

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SPJ congratulates Post-Dispatch, editor, for National Press Foundation award

Tear gas, rioting, fires, gunfire, anger, despair. Hope. When events in north suburban St. Louis exploded into fragments of all these things subsequent to the police shooting of Michael Brown, reporters and photographers from the Post-Dispatch met them with the … Continue reading

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St. Louis Pro mourns the passing of Bryan Burwell

A lion of St. Louis journalism is gone, and with him goes the roar loved by so many of his fans. Bryan Burwell, an award-winning sports columnist with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch since 2002, died early Thursday. He was 59. … Continue reading

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SPJ St. Louis commends journalists reporting on Ferguson

Glass. Gas. Bricks. Rocks. Flames. Freezing temperatures. Fear. Rage. These are among the many obstacles St. Louis-area journalists struggled against Monday to report on grand jury findings in the Michael Brown shooting and subsequent civic outrage. The journalists rushed into … Continue reading

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