Tag Archives: st. louis

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

Posted in advocacy, education, first amendment | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

SPJ Night at the Movies Feb. 6

Of course you’ve heard of The Post, the Oscar-nominated film about the Washington Post and New York Times during the Pentagon Papers controversy. As we have done before, SPJ will descend on a local theater to watch the film, and then retire to a nearby pub … Continue reading

Posted in newsletter, special events | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Trivia Night this Saturday!

Reserve your table at the SPJ Trivia Night! Test your skills against smart journalists at one of the area’s most fun trivia nights! Doors open at 6:30 and the competition starts at 7 p.m. We award media-related merchandise prizes to … Continue reading

Posted in , fundraising, trivia night | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

St. Louis SPJ condemns arrest of journalist Mike Faulk

The St. Louis Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists condemns the arrest of reporter Mike Faulk by St. Louis police during the weekend’s protests and demonstrations. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported that one of their own, reporter … Continue reading

Posted in advocacy, first amendment, government and media | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off