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How to win a Pulitzer, SPJ under the tree, and FOIA follow-up

November 30, 2011 0

Here’s what’s up this month
Nov. 30, 2011
Hope your Thanksgiving was great that you had many things to be thankful for as you celebrated with family and/or friends. And hope the rest of your holidays are even better. But for now, let’s get back to business.
How did they do it? -…

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Hear from the Pulitzer winners Dec. 8

November 28, 2011 0

Beyond the Pulitzer Prize
A conversation with Frank Main, Mark Konkol and John J. Kim

 2011 Chicago Sun-Times Pulitzer Prize winners to discuss what it takes to createa Pulitzer-Prize winning story and photos Discussions to follow
When:  Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 7 p.m. Where: Columbia College, 33 E. Congress, Room 219 (Journalism Auditorium)

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They speak for Chicago’s black community

November 11, 2011 0

This is the way it went. The momentum just kept building.
First they talked about what the black news media does in Chicago and what you need to do if you want to get your story told.
Then they talked about what’s news and what matters and then the hands went up…

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New Orleans Streaming … Cash for Watchdogs … and Lisagors May 4

November 1, 2011 admin 0

 Here’s what’s up this month
Oct 27, 2011 
Convention comments – Check for a lot of streaming media on the 2011 national convention we held jointly with RTDNA. The professional development sessions and there are a hundred of them are great. Many are recapped online. Curtis Lawrence of Columbia College was selected…