November 24th, 2011 by Alicia Calzada
As we celebrate the things we are thankful for, let’s not forget a free and unfettered press.
While traveling or cooking your turkey, check out the archived podcast of Sunday’s Studio SPJ, a discussion about the arrest of several journalists last week:
Summary of the Podcast: The Occupy Wall Street protests have spread across the nation and as reporters and photographers are covering these events in their communities some are finding themselves arrested simply for doing their job. Join Studio SPJ producer Holly Fisher as she leads a discussion on journalistsâ€™ arrests and what SPJ and other groups are doing to protest this problem. Panelists include Virginia SPJ Pro Chapter President Paul Fletcher, Nashville Scene reporter Jonathan Meador, and Mickey Osterreicher, counsel for the National Press Photographers Association.