Tag: journalism

  • A portrait of Adolph Ochs

    A portrait of Adolph Ochs

    The East Tennessee Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is holding three events in September about Adolph Ochs’ early years, when he lived in Knoxville. The last event will dedicate a historical plaque about Ochs on Market Square I dug out these photos from my photo archive: Please consider attending one or all…

  • Poynter’s Al Tompkins coming to Knoxville

    If you’re a journalist in East Tennessee, this is a “can’t miss” event, a chance to attend a workshop led by Al Tompkins for free! (Make sure to RSVP.) There is also a community event featuring Tompkins on Friday evening, Nov. 8. This will be another great event.

  • First McGill Medal awarded

    You might have missed this. The University of Georgia awarded the first “McGill Medal for Journalist Courage” on April 30 to Clarion-Ledger reporter Jerry Mitchell for his reporting that has put four Ku Klux Klansmen behind bars. His investigation and reporting on the Byron de la Beckwith case alone was enough merit the award, said…