Feb 1st, 2013
The St. Louis Media History Foundation has announced its 2012 inductees to the St. Louis Media Hall of Fame, and all have made their mark on St. Louis journalism, advertising and public relations. The inductees were elected by the St. Louis Media History Foundation board of directors from among dozens of nominees and were announced Jan. 29. They will be recognized at an induction ceremony scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at Copia Restaurant and Wine Bar, located at the intersection of 11th and Washington Avenue in downtown St. Louis.
Nov 23rd, 2012
Terry Ganey is one of the most respected investigative reporters and political correspondents of the past 40 years in Missouri. With the November issue, he takes over as St. Louis editor of Gateway Journalism Review. Ganey, a former colleague at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, is taking over from Roy Malone, another valued Post-Dispatch colleague. Malone will continue to contribute but is taking a break from the many years he and Charles Klotzer kept this publication alive.
Nov 23rd, 2012
Before he became known as “Mr. Beer and Baseball” in St. Louis, August A. “Gussie” Busch Jr. was the subject of a federal investigation during World War II because of a suspected connection between a German relative and the Nazis. Declassified documents show that shortly after Gussie Busch entered the Army in 1942, he came under suspicion. Soon a special Counter Intelligence Corps agent was inquiring into his background. While the investigation concluded that Busch was a loyal American, the findings provide a fascinating insight into his personality and behavior as witnessed by business colleagues, relatives and friends. The investigation is just one untold story of Anheuser-Busch and the people connected to it.
Nov 16th, 2012
A column written by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Bill McClellan touched a nerve in at least one reader, who wrote a letter to the editor that begins: “I was startled to read Bill McClellan’s column, ‘Crime Czar,’ in which he declared that the solution to a perceived crime epidemic was to ‘declare martial law and suspend the Constitution’ and to mandate ‘racial profiling,’ ‘frisking … young black men’ without cause. He also thought it a good idea to jail African-American women, bridging both racial and gender bigotry.”
Sep 28th, 2012
John Seigenthaler, a longtime stalwart for free speech and civil rights, will speak in St. Louis at the First Amendment Celebration dinner Nov. 29 at the Edward Jones headquarters on Manchester Road, just east of Interstate 270.
Sep 21st, 2012
Gateway Media Literacy Partners (GMLP) will honor the following two individuals and one organization with the 2012 Charles Klotzer Media Literacy Award, 3-6 P.M., Oct. 28, at the Ethical Society, during GMLP’s sixth annual Media Literacy Week kickoff event.
Sep 13th, 2012
Society of Professional Journalists – STL will host a happy hour Sept. 26, with the new editor of the Post-Dispatch attending as a special guest. Society of Professional Journalists’ media trivia night, Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Maryland Heights Community Center, 2344 McKelvey Road. Doors open at 6 p.m.; competition begins at 7 p.m. The
Aug 17th, 2012
St. Louis, Mo., August 3, 2012 – New approaches in nonprofit management will be front and center this month at the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Charity Symposium: Create Opportunities with Creativity, Aug. 30 at the Chase Park Plaza. William Donius, former chairman of Pulaski Bank and best-selling author of Thought Revolution: How to Unlock Your
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