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SPJ Meeting 8/27/11 – Members present: Chad Curtis, Amy K. Stewart, Jim Fisher, Don Meyers, Nate Carlisle, Tom Haraldsen, Sheryl Worsley, Shane Farver, Ben Winslow. 1- Minutes from 5/14/11 approved. 2- Treasurer’s report – Tom says we have approximately $7,000 in the account. We also received a $1,200 check from the Colorado chapter for the […]

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Former Utah SPJ president and current treasurer Linda Petersen was given the prestigious Howard S. Dubin Service to Journalism Award. Linda was praised for her efforts in leading the battle against HB477, which would have gutted Utah’s open records law. Her longtime devotion to Freedom of Information and First Amendment issues was noted by the […]

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The following is a recap of the SPJ/RTDNA Excellence in Journalism convention held recently in New Orleans: SPJ’s star system for ranking chapters is gone. The national board voted 12-8 to adopt the regional directors’ caucus recommendation that the star system be scrapped and chapters will for now be judged on whether they are in […]