Arkansas Lawmaker Wants to Bring Back Journalism Class Requirement in Public Schools.

Reported by Marine Glisovic / KATV / Tuesday, January 22nd 2019 Last year Arkansas lawmakers voted to remove a requirement that Arkansas public schools were required to offer journalism classes as an elective, calling it a mandate. Arkansas State Rep. Julie Mayberry, R-Hensley has filed legislation requiring all Arkansas public schools to offer journalism as an elective. It's … Continue reading Arkansas Lawmaker Wants to Bring Back Journalism Class Requirement in Public Schools.

Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies.

January 27, 2019 | By Joe Motheral | joegm35@aol.com A past member of the National Press Club, Russell Baker, 93, passed away on January 21 at his home in Leesburg, VA, attended by close family members. Baker grew up in Loudoun County. After graduating from Johns Hopkins University he began his career as a journalist. … Continue reading Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies.

Dragons

Creative Fiction by K. L. Cogar, a member of the Glendale Elementary, Vero Beach, FL "Young Authors Club."  Miss Cogar is in fourth grade.  The Young Authors Club has published its' December Magazine, available at the Vero Beach Book Center. Once upon a time a beautiful dragon lived in a wonderful cave in the side of … Continue reading Dragons

Vero Communiqué Achieves the GuideStar 2018 Gold Seal of Transparency.

Achieving a Gold Seal of Transparency indicates that Vero Communiqué, as a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, has updated its GuideStar Nonprofit Profile by providing specific information about its organization. The Seal level (Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum) is determined by how much information an organization has shared. It is not a rating or endorsement by … Continue reading Vero Communiqué Achieves the GuideStar 2018 Gold Seal of Transparency.

Stanford Erickson: Holding Journalists Accountable.

           I worked with some 250 or so journalists as a Bureau Chief in Washington, DC,  Editor in Chief in New York City and a Publisher in New York City and Philadelphia. Most of these journalists would disagree with what I am presenting here. I do not do it lightly because … Continue reading Stanford Erickson: Holding Journalists Accountable.

Executive Chairman of Sinclair Broadcast Group “Dislikes and Fundamentally Distrusts the Print Media, Which He Believes ‘Serves No Real Purpose'”.

David Smith, Executive Chairman of Sinclair Broadcast Group The Society of Professional Journalists is profoundly disappointed by comments made by David Smith, executive chairman of Sinclair Broadcast Group, as reported on April 3, 2018 in New York magazine. The Daily Intelligencer reported on April 3, 2018 that David Smith, the executive chairman of Sinclair Broadcast Group, "said … Continue reading Executive Chairman of Sinclair Broadcast Group “Dislikes and Fundamentally Distrusts the Print Media, Which He Believes ‘Serves No Real Purpose'”.

Announcement: Internal Revenue Service Approves Vero Communiqué 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Status.

Effective January 1, 2018 the Internal Revenue Service approved T. T. Hardy Online Media Corp., doing business as Vero Communiqué, as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit public organization. Vero Communiqué now becomes one of roughly 85 non-profit on-line news sites in the United States. (Source: Columbia University Journalism Review.)  It is now one of three in … Continue reading Announcement: Internal Revenue Service Approves Vero Communiqué 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Status.