Monthly Archive: December 2016


First Draft | December 16th, 2016 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #
The natural educators

In two weeks from now, we will say goodbye to the old year and hello to a new one. Crowds will gather at Times Square in New York, around the South Bank in London, and at other areas around the world, and sing the words of Scottish poet Robert Burns:

Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Continue reading


Journalism and the World | December 12th, 2016 | #, #, #, #
Editorial Independence of VOA Threatened By New Law

Politico reported this week a provision included in the just-passed National Defense Authorization Act would get rid of the bipartisan board running Voice of America, Radio Free Europe and other news outlets with a single CEO nominated by the president. Continue reading


SPJ Member Spotlight | December 11th, 2016 | #, #, #, #, #
SPJ Member of the Month: Gideon Grudo

Gideon Grudo

A hard-working SPJ member in Florida who relocated to Washington, D.C., and now serves as SPJ’s Freedom of Information Committee chairman, Gideon Grudo, is SPJ’s Member of the Month for December. Continue reading