SPJ R3 David Armstrong wins 2016 Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship from AOJ Foundation

Congratulations SPJ R3 and SPJ Georgia member David Armstrong for winning a fellowship from the Association of Opinion Journalists Foundation

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David Armstrong, Georgia State University Professor and Director of Georgia News Lab

St. Petersburg, Florida (June 28, 2016)  – David G. Armstrong, a Georgia State University professor who trains student journalists in investigative reporting as director of the Georgia News Lab, is the recipient of the 2016 Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship, the Association of Opinion Journalists Foundation announced today.

The $1,000 award, given in recognition of an educator’s outstanding efforts to encourage students of color in the field of journalism, will be officially presented Sept. 13 at the American Society of News Editors annual convention in Philadelphia. A merger of AOJ and ASNE, approved by the AOJ board on May 15, is expected to be completed later this year … read complete blog.