Region 3 collegiate MOE winners announced

The Society of Professional Journalists recognizes the 2015 Mark of Excellence Awards winners from Region 3, which includes student journalists from Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. The MOE Awards honor the best of collegiate journalism from a calendar year. First-place winners will move on to the national MOE competition among category winners from the…

Are the feds collecting information on journalists’ work?

About two-thirds of investigative journalists surveyed (64%) believe that the U.S. government has probably collected data about their phone calls, emails or online communications, and eight-in-ten believe that being a journalist increases the likelihood that their data will be collected. Those who report on national security, foreign affairs or the federal government are particularly likely…