News seekers numbers are up despite attack on Fourth Estate

Baxley Bites By David Baxley, SPJ South Carolina member and Associate Professor at Francis Marion University It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The holidays are upon us. We’re enjoying holiday gatherings with family and friends. The waistline is growing as we enjoy delectable desserts. And, for journalists, there’s hope in the new year.…

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…