SPJ Georgia Spotlight: Fresh from CSU, Sam Sachs ready to step into full-time journalism

SPJ Georgia member Sam Sachs graduated from Columbus State University in May 2017, where he wrote extensively for the school newspaper, The Saber. Willis’ questions are below, followed by Sachs’ answers (interview edited for length and clarity). 1. Why did you decide to join the Georgia chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists? I decided to join the Georgia…

European debate: The world is unsafe for journalists

By Muhammad Ittefaq, SPJ International student and contributor to SizingUpTheSouth.com. According to a recently European study, 2294 journalists have been killed world wide, including 191 women, between the years 2000 – 2016. Journalists are looking for serious answers on how we can defend and protect the journalism community as violence peaks against journalists in Europe…

Journos fight for ongoing transparency despite hits against the news vocation

Baxley Bites By David Baxley, SPJ South Carolina member and Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, Francis Marion University Journalists, educators and freedom of information stalwarts will gather this week in Nashville, Tennessee, to discuss freedom of information in the United States with the National Freedom of Information Coalition at their Freedom of Information Summit, along with numerous other…

Let Nazis talk

By Michael Koretzky Nazis are useful Journalists should interview white supremacists much more often than they do. Nothing demystifies racists like listening to them talk. Since racists believe they’re naturally superior, they’re often shocked when spics, kikes, niggers, and fags don’t crumple under the weight of their Aryan wisdom. That’s when they expose themselves as…