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Four directors appointed to chapter board

Over the past three months, the board of directors made four appointments to replace members who resigned.

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Notes from the 2013 SPJ national convention

Board member Phil Rudell represented the chapter at the SPJ national convention in Anaheim, Calif., last month. Here’s the report he filed with the board at its Sept. 9 meeting.

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Law and Media Conference set for Oct. 4 in Columbus

Ohio journalists, lawyers, judges and academics are invited to attend to discuss media law issues at the 2013 Ohio State Bar Association Law and Media Conference.

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‘Who’s Watching Whom?’ set for Sept. 5 in Fredericktown

In the wake of the U.S. Department of Justice’s secret seizure of Associated Press phone records and the Edward Snowden-NSA leaks, the Main Street Free Press Museum is presenting the panel discussion “Who’s Watching Whom?” at 7:15 p.m. on Sept. 5 in Fredericktown.

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Join us at the zoo for the 2013 Ohio SPJ Awards

Celebrate Ohio’s Best Journalism 2013 on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the world-famous Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

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64th annual Founders Day: Fun, fellowship and a brick

The chapter’s 64th annual Founders Day meeting was a combination of fellowship, networking and acknowledgement of the achievement of area journalists. But along the way, a brick was also thrown.

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Founders Day silent auction taking shape

Would you or someone you know like to be the proud owner of a football autographed by OSU head coach Urban Meyer? How about a bow tie signed by OSU President E. Gordon Gee?

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‘Dispatch’ reporters to receive chapter’s First Amendment Award

Bill Bush and Jennifer Smith Richards will be presented the First Amendment Award at the Central Ohio SPJ Pro Chapter’s annual Founders Day event for their work on the “Counting Kids Out” series, an investigation that continues to make headlines.

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2013 board of directors ballot

Nominations for new chapter directors have been made and it’s time for the membership to vote.

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Gathering items for Founders Day silent auction

One of the highlights of the chapter’s Founders Day annual meeting is the silent auction where bidders try to outdo one another for a wide range of goodies.

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