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A St. Louis sports fan looking to take a light, sarcastic approach on all St. Louis sports.

Emerging Journalist Winner Shows Journalism Going Digital

By Blaine Grisak
Online Reporter Project

A common theme in many of the workshops and panels at the Pennsylvania Press Conference this weekend has been how journalism is no longer a “one-trick pony.” It’s much more than just words on paper as the industry has expanded into the digital world.

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Investigative Journalism Winner Gets Back To The Basics

By Blaine Grisak
Online Reporting Project

Pottstown Mercury reporter Evan Brandt has strong views on why investigative reporting still matters — and how to get readers to care.

Brandt said, “I found that people will ‘like’, ‘click’, ‘heart’, ’emoji’, anything that’s interesting, and so investigative journalism can be just as interesting as new pictures of the royal baby. The difference is, investigative journalism takes time and costs money and pictures of the royal baby come for free.” Continue reading Investigative Journalism Winner Gets Back To The Basics

LaSalle Grad Wins Flamminio Scholarship

By Blaine Grisak
Online Reporter Project

Anthony Fleet says he is humbled and honored to be chosen as the 2016 Flamminio Scholar.

Fleet, a new journalism graduate of La Salle University in Philadelphia, has been awarded a $3,000 scholarship, which is named after the late Ralph Flamminio (1927-1986). The scholarship is presented at the annual News Excellence Awards program, hosted by the Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors and the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association. Continue reading LaSalle Grad Wins Flamminio Scholarship