Sunshine Week Celebration rescheduled for Thursday, April 10

The weather may have pushed us back, but we still plan to celebrate Sunshine Week! In celebration of Sunshine Week 2014, SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter members and friends are invited to learn a new tool for uncovering government secrets on Thursday, April 10.
 The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press recently launched iFOIA, aContinue reading “Sunshine Week Celebration rescheduled for Thursday, April 10”

“Hammer” honored with 2013 George Mason Award

The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter honored a leading journalist during the 2013 George Mason Award Banquet Tuesday, June 18 at the University of Richmond. Dick Hammerstrom of The Free Lance-Star received the George Mason Award for his relentless efforts in the arena of freedom of information. Hammerstrom told the crowd of aboutContinue reading ““Hammer” honored with 2013 George Mason Award”