Monday, December 10, 2018

‘Voices for a Free Press’ at World Peace Bell

PENAmerica, NKyTribune in ‘Voices for a Free Press’ event at World Peace Bell on Sunday, December 9

Friday, December 7, 2018

Join PENAmerica, NKyTribune in ‘Voices for a Free Press’ event at World Peace Bell Sunday 4-6 p.m.

The NKyTribune is teaming up with PEN America on an international event celebrating the free press and free expression.
A public event, ’Voices for a Free Press,’ will take place at the World Peace Bell in Newport on Sunday, 4 – 6 p.m.
Click to go to PEN America’s website
“This is an open mic event,” said Judy Clabes, NKyTribune editor and publisher. “We hope the public will join us in speaking about the importance of a free press and its role in a democracy.”
Speaking briefly during the event will be area journalists, students, educators and area public officials, community activists, and citizens.
Representatives from Northern Kentucky University’s Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement and the College of Informatics, Thomas More University representatives, the University of Kentucky First Amendment Center and School of Journalism and Media, Society of Professional Journalists, and representatives of the region’s media outlets and the legal community.
There will be readings from the Constitution, poetry related to free expression, writings of Jamal Khashoggi, April Ryan, various op-eds and columns and from PEN America.
The Peace Bell will ring on the hour — at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m.
“As we join in this international exercise, we will offer gentle reminders of the vital role of the free press and the rights of every American citizen to free expression,” said Clabes.
Southbank Partners is hosting the event and will be providing coffee and cookies and other refreshments.
The event is free and is open to the public. If you want to speak, please contact Judy Clabes at The public will be accommodated, but those who have signed up in advance will be given priority.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Support SPJ's #GivingNewsDay!

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving, but here at SPJ we're calling it #GivingNewsDay in order to raise funds and awareness for ethical journalism, freedom of the press and the First Amendment.

Show your support by donating to any of the funds detailed below. Make a gift to support #GivingNewsDay, or set up monthly giving to show your support year-round. 

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Friday, November 23, 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Greater Cincinnati Society of Professional Journalists
Greater Cincinnati Association of Black Journalists
Cincinnati Online News Association
Invites You to Join Us for Our




Wednesday, December 5
6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
1910 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Sartre OTR & Sartre Carte, a Takeaway Stand in the Taproom Offers Short-Order Classics. Cash Bar. Free Parking is Available in a Lot Directly Across from the Brewery Entrance.
Questions: Email Ginny McCabe, president, Cincinnati SPJ at