Harsh on purpose

Journoterrorist By Michael Koretzky Somebody is praying for God to change me. Wish I knew who he is. It started two weeks ago, when I got this email. I’ve changed the names to protect the ignorant… Hello Koretzky, I’m Julia, a multimedia journalism studenr, and interested in joining SPJ. Katie from The Palmbeach Post mentioned…

Allah be crazed

Journoterrorist By Michael Koretzky Two conservative websites have publicly accused me of fraternizing with Islamic terrorists. One never interviewed me. The other did for an hour – but never quoted me. So much for “conservative journalism.” Actually, that’s not fair. I’ve been quoted by Breitbart, and accurately. Of course, I wasn’t doing something they hated. In…

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…