Magazine article St. Louis Journalism Review

25 Reason Why You Should Subscribe to SJR: Awards to the St. Louis Journalism Review

Magazine article St. Louis Journalism Review

25 Reason Why You Should Subscribe to SJR: Awards to the St. Louis Journalism Review

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1977 Certificate of Appreciation from the Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists "for outstanding public service.'

1978 Lowell Mellett Award for Improving Journalism Through Critical Evaluation for its "substantial and hard-hitting criticism of the journalism practiced in all St. Louis area media," and that SJR "represents a distinguished contribution to the improvement of journalism, both print and broadcast."

1980 Lowell Mellett citation for continuing to publish high-quality evaluations of news-media performance.

1981 Certificate of Merit by the Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists.

1981 Citation from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in recognition of ten years" as an independent voice for improving the quality and integrity of the press."

1983 Certificate of Merit by the Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists for Outstanding Public Service.

1983 Lowell Mellett Award for Improving Journalism through Critical Evaluation "for its extensive coverage of the decision by Newhouse Newspapers to close the St. Louis Globe Democrat and then, under pressure from the U.S. Department of Justice, to sell the paper. The Judges cited among other things, SJR's in-depth analysis of the join operating agreement between Newhouse and the Pulitzer-owned St. Louis Post-Dispatch under which Newhouse would have continued to share in Post profits ... "This, the judges said, has national implications for the Newspaper Preservation Act "which would supposedly was designed to keep newspapers alive and not reward publishers for closing them down."

1986 Certificate of Merit for articles by the Greater St. …

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