Our readers may have noticed that Gateway Journalism Review has a new logo: our name with a section of the famed Gateway Arch in St. Louis. Over the years, we’ve had numerous iterations of this and inconsistent display online, across social media and in our quarterly print magazine. The new logo represents the overhaul we’ve undertaken in the past year to focus our editorial … [Read more...] about New logo represents new vision for our 50-year-old mission
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In the year since the Florida Alligator issued a call to action to save college newspapers around the country, hundreds of student-run publications signed on to raise awareness about the financial cuts that threaten to shutter or significantly reduce their presence at their institutions. The campaign received national publicity in its first days and months, with … [Read more...] about Campaign to save student newsrooms shifts gears from finances to censorship
A St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter listens through a closed courthouse door and tweets what he hears. The judge finds the eavesdropping reporter in contempt and orders him to write letters of apology. He is also to “participate in an educational program with court staff” on the First Amendment and right to a fair trial. The case file disappears from Missouri’s … [Read more...] about When should justice be outside public view?
The story of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch is embodied in the ideals of the man who founded it in 1878, said Richard H. Weiss, a former editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Weiss introduced a new documentary on Joseph Pulitzer on June 6 at the St. Louis Jewish Film Festival. Known as the “Pulitzer Platform,” the ideals of the first Joseph Pulitzer, who purchased the bankrupt … [Read more...] about Former Post-Dispatch editor: Joseph Pulitzer set the template for American newspapers
BEIJING — Dozens of Chinese college students. Children. They sought me out with their faxes in May and June, 1989, to tell me what was happening in the world’s largest public square. They knew of the Christian Science Monitor’s unbiased international reporting. They somehow knew the identity of the Monitor’s senior international … [Read more...] about June 4, 1989