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Defining a Journalist

It is understandable that members of the U.S. Senate would have difficulty defining a journalist in attempts to draft shield legislation to protect the news media from intrusive subpoenas. See McClatchy. The government has a legitimate concern in protecting not just members of the news media but also bloggers. And yet government need not extend the […]

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False Identifications Statement

The digital age and social media have brought an entirely new dimension to communication in all areas of news media and professional communication.  The possibilities of truthful and candid communication as well as interactivity between institutions and the public have been enhanced greatly.  So, too, have the possibilities of manufactured communication, false identities and cyber-bullying.  […]

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2013 Press Club Board Candidates Announced

At its board meeting on June 15, 2013, the Press Club of Dallas board approved the following candidates for board positions for 2013-2015: Tony Pederson – President Tony Pederson holds the rank of professor and is the Belo Distinguished Chair in Journalism at Southern Methodist University. In that position he chairs the Division of Journalism […]

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Constitutional Changes Approved

At a special membership meeting held on May 6, 2013, several constitutional changes which had been circulated to the members were approved. These changes were recommended by a strong majority of the board of directors. The short version of the changes: Nominating two candidates for each board position is no longer required. The size of […]

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April 2013 Proposed Constitutional Changes

The Press Club board of directors has proposed the constitutional changes indicated below.  A special meeting of the Club membership is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in the Trinity Room of  the Center for Community Cooperation, 2900 Live Oak, in Dallas, beginning at 6 p.m. to consider and vote on the proposed changes which […]

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