Posts Tagged “reporting”

2010 Letter to SPJ protesting their political decision to condemn Helen Thomas

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2010 Letter to SPJ protesting their political decision to condemn Helen Thomas

National American Arab Journalists Association www.NAAJA-US.com PO Box 2127, Orland Park, IL., 60462 312-933-9855 RAY HANANIA National Coordinator Dec. 9, 2010 Society of Professional Journalists National Board of Directors Dear Board members: I am writing to urge the board not to take any action to terminate the Helen Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award. The purpose of…

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Election Day Results Are Not All That Bad

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Election Day Results Are Not All That Bad By RAY HANANIA • Friday, March 23, 2012 Southwest News-Herald When I covered Chicago City Hall and my first election in 1979, the press corps there would often leave around lunchtime to eat at a nearby Chinese Restaurant on Wells Street. Part of the reason was elections…

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NAAJA Mourns the death of Journalist Anthony Shadid

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NAAJA Mourns the death of Journalist Anthony Shadid

NAAJA Mourns the death of Journalist Anthony Shadid By Ray Hanania NAAJA National Coordinator — Anthony Shadid was unlike many others. He loved the American Arab community and he also loved professional journalism. He began his journalism career at the Associated Press and though he was born in Oklahoma, he quickly learned Arabic as an adult….

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