Monthly Archive: March 2013


Mouth of the South | March 30th, 2013 | #, #, #
An Amazing Media Memphisis

I’ve spent most of my life getting kicked out of school, so it was a strange surprise to be invited to the University of Memphis last week to speak there. Continue reading


Mouth of the South | March 20th, 2013 | #, #
MediAtlanta: Red and Black recap

SPJ has very few edicts – mandatory rules that national board members like myself must abide by. One of them is hosting an annual journalism conference within my region. Continue reading


Mouth of the South | March 19th, 2013 | #
Defending The Fur Amendment

“It’s funny that the most interesting thing about our convention,” MediAtlanta speaker Karla Bowsher mused Saturday night, “is someone else’s convention.”

Bowsher was strolling through the Westin hotel in downtown Atlanta, just a few blocks from the SPJ regional conference we hosted earlier that day. Continue reading


Mouth of the South | March 18th, 2013 | #
Mark of Excellence winners

Below are the Region 3 winners in SPJ’s college journalism contest, called the Mark of Excellence. The first-place winners compete nationally against their peers in 11 other regions. Continue reading