Monthly Archive: August 2018

Bylines and Deadlines | August 16th, 2018 | #
Sorry, Pogo, Not This Time

At first it was almost a joke. Those of us who were too young to have made Nixon’s enemies list figured we had another chance with Trump. Continue reading

Freedom of the Prez | August 15th, 2018 | #
There is no democracy without a free press

Today, hundreds of newspapers across the country are publishing editorials to fight back against anti-press rhetoric. The Society of Professional Journalists stands in solidarity with these newsrooms and other journalism organizations and applauds their efforts to explain the importance of the work they do every day. Continue reading

Freedom of the Prez | August 3rd, 2018 | #
Retooled SPJ staff is ready to confront new attacks on our free press

President Trump continues his verbal assaults on the press at rallies and in tweets on almost a daily basis. But the Society of Professional Journalists is responding the best way it knows how: by providing the training, networking and professional development that journalists need to continue uncovering the truth, holding the powerful accountable and perpetuating its role as a pillar of democracy. Continue reading