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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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Review: The Post

By Tammy Merrett There is a well-known portrait of late Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham that was created by legendary photographer Richard Avedon. In the portrait, created in 1976, Graham is standing with her arms folded, holding her glasses and the … Continue reading

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Food! Drink! Journalism!

The St. Louis Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists invites you to a happy-hour networking evening at iTap in the Central West End. The chapter has recently elected new officers and is in the process of developing new … Continue reading

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Ask Congress to ‘Raise the Shield.’ Now

St. Louis Pro chapter members and others who support journalists in protecting their sources from government interference are asked to act immediately and contact their U.S. senators. The reason: Congress is considering the Free Flow of Information Act, and it’s … Continue reading

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