Tuesday, December 30, 2014

20 years -- and counting -- in SPJ

I opened up my mail the other evening to see that SPJ had sent me my 20-year pin.

Has it really been that long?

Apparently so.

Anyhow, if you're a journalist, you should know that the Society of Professional Journalists is America's oldest and largest organization for journalists. Our leaders work to advocate for the First Amendment and to promote higher professional standards in our industry.

You can join online at this link.

So, what are you waiting for?

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Separated at birth? DiCaprio and Cropper

The little-known link between guitar god Steve Cropper and actor Leonardo DiCaprio ... Here's Cropper (play it, Steve!):

And here's Leo, with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (from Leo's Instagram feed):