Bill Recktenwald had a list of accolades to his name, including finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. After a storied career in journalism, he went on to teach future journalists as a senior lecturer at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Recktenwald, or Reck as he was known, eventually became president of the Faculty Senate. He did all of this in spite of never earning a … [Read more...] about Legendary journalist Bill Recktenwald honored with celebration at SIUC
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
The School of Journalism at Southern Illinois University Carbondale hosted a seminar on April 12 to focus on journalism ethics and First Amendment issues, funded by a grant from Liberty Tree. In two panels, journalists, lawyers and professors talked to students and each other about whether the traditional tools of media accountability are up to the new challenges of the digital … [Read more...] about Liberty Tree seminar: Media accountability in the digital age?