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Enrollment for student journalists is up, despite challenges in profession

Student enrollment in journalism programs is up, and jobs are available but far more varied than they were in decades past, according to this piece from the Associated Press. Student newspapers are also facing some of the same trials as … Continue reading

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St. Louis SPJ condemns political operative’s choice to pose as journalist

The St. Louis Society of Professional Journalists denounces the actions of a political operative in Illinois who apparently posed as a student journalist in order to lob attacks at a Congressional candidate. On July 17, Nick Klitzing posed as “Jim … 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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EIJ18: Holy Walter Cronkite, we won!

Greetings from Excellence in Journalism in Baltimore, and did you hear that we won?? Specifically, St. Louis Pro received the Circle of Excellence Award as the best chapter in the nation for campus relations among small chapters. We are very … Continue reading

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