Tag: Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Legendary journalist Bill Recktenwald honored with celebration at SIUC

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

Liberty Tree seminar: Media accountability in the digital age?

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