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New SPJ Code

By Casey Bukro

Some might argue that it takes a certain amount of hutzpah to adopt a set of principles intended to curb the worst  behavior of journalists, sometimes seen by the public as an unruly bunch of ruffians. 543 more words

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This is why we fact check

“If your mother says she loves you…check it out.”

A cardinal rule in journalism. But, the importance of this rule is increasingly lost among local, national and even international media.

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A tornado story - Part 1

The Long Road – Prelude: April 27, 2014

I was flying home from the annual spring meeting of the Society of Professional Journalists board of directors in Indianapolis. 614 more words

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The Professor as Student

NPR’s Morning Edition aired a terrific interview with Robert Plant this morning. Perhaps best known for his time with Led Zeppelin, Plant spoke to NPR about his continuing musical evolution and trying things that he might not be particularly good at. 273 more words

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New SPJ Code of Ethics: an improvement but a disappointment

The Society of Professional Journalists adopted a new Code of Ethics Saturday at its meeting in Nashville.

I am pleased that SPJ updated a code that I… 3,242 more words

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Images of War

By Casey Bukro

James Foley was an American photojournalist who captured the gruesome images of savage warfare, until he became one of those images himself. 439 more words

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