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Elizabeth Eckford to Speak at NFPW 2020

At the 2020 NFPW Conference in Little Rock June 18-20 you will hear a firsthand account of a pivotal moment in American history from one of nine African-American students who … Continue reading

March 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Je Suis Charlie

In an effort to show U.S. solidarity for those journalists killed in the deadly terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, media organizations, including NFPW, have joined together, deploring this … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

2014 APW Communications Contest

A few more details about the 2014 APW/NFPW Communications contest. Please note that Arkansas is one of the states that will be running an electronic contest. We’re all learning how … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

FAA Grounds Journalism School Drones

Back in June, we posted about college reporters using drones as part of their coverage. The FAA has put the kibosh on their use of unmanned aerial vehicles. Read more … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

APW Member Survey

APW members — don’t forget to take the Survey Monkey poll that’s in your inbox! If  you’re a member, and didn’t get a link emailed to you, please contact Debbie … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

APW Scholarship deadline March 15

  APW awards a $1,000 scholarship each spring to an undergraduate student – male or female – studying at an Arkansas college or university who is planning a career in … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage

Dec. 15 is the deadline to nominate someone for the McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage. The medal is given by the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass … Continue reading

November 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Will iPad only ‘paper’ work for Jobs/Murdoch project?

Rumors are circling that News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch is teaming up with Apple CEO Steve Jobs to launch a new digital-only newspaper. Dubbed, “The Daily,” the iPad project will allegedly … Continue reading

November 21, 2010 · Leave a comment

The Changing Role of the Reporter

Agree? Disagree? From: http://www.techaffect.com Wikipedia defines “journalism” as the investigation and reporting of events, issues, and trends to a broad audience. As detailed in the classic book All the President’s Men, journalists … Continue reading

October 13, 2010 · Leave a comment

ASU’s Gambill retiring

Bonnie Thrasher, a journalism instructor at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, shared that a retirement reception will be held for Journalism Department Chairman Dr. Joel Gambill from 2-3:30 p.m. Friday, … Continue reading

April 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

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