Monthly Archive: September 2015


Mouth of the South | September 30th, 2015 | #
Protected: Diverse averse

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4th Estate | September 23rd, 2015 | #
Cincy chapter to host DuBose session

The Cincinnati chapter will host “Words & Images: A Media Debrief and Community Conversation” on Oct. 8 to discuss a high-profile July police shooting and the media’s coverage of it. Continue reading


4th Estate | September 23rd, 2015 | #
EIJ15, one photo at a time

EIJ15 was a whirlwind of words, words and more words. I’ll get to those soon — but today, 48 hours after re-entry to the Day Job — the best I can manage is a photo mashup. Continue reading


Mouth of the South | September 23rd, 2015 | #, #
What really matters

Black Lives Matter doesn’t matter this much.

At Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, the private liberal arts school is in the middle of a very public controversy. Continue reading


Mouth of the South | September 17th, 2015 | #, #
Ethics, smithics

There are ethics, and there are smithics.

Kevin Smith sits on the board of SPJ’s foundation, called Sigma Delta Chi. Yesterday, he endorsed a candidate for SPJ office. Continue reading


Western Tales | September 15th, 2015 | #
Excellence in Journalism is our goal every day but it’s our destination now

EIJ15 is finally here, everyone! Who’s excited about it? Yeah, me, too.

I hope to see everyone in Orlando this weekend, where the weather will be Floridian, the sessions will be phenomenal, the board business will be … board business, and the national board elections will run from Friday at 5 p.m. Continue reading


Mouth of the South | September 12th, 2015 | #
There’s no debate

In SPJ, every vote really counts.

You can win a national SPJ office by just a handful of the few hundred ballots cast online, because most of SPJ’s 7,200 members don’t vote. Continue reading