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AN ORAL HISTORY OFSOUTH CAROLINA NEWSPAPERS Remembering Eyewitnesses to History CO-SPONSORED BY: School of Journalism and Mass Communications
THE GOAL OF THE PROJECT Our project’s goal is to capture video and audio interviews of some of South Carolina’s leading newspaper journalists from the last half century. We wish to ensure that the heritage of the state’s journalists and newspapers is preserved.
The Oral History is located on a website containing video and audio recordings, photos, links and biographic information. In addition torecalling stories from the past, such as the Orangeburg Massacre, we are also interviewing selected journalists who covered significant events to give their oral recollections and background information. AP Reporter, Jim Davenport’s interview page on the website.
OUR CURRENT INTERVIEWEES
Time is of the essence with this long-term, ongoing project. We must get interviews before key witnesses are gone. This is important for future generations of South Carolinians so we do notforget, and can broaden our perspective by looking at the past.
AN ORAL HISTORY OFSOUTH CAROLINA NEWSPAPERS Remembering Eyewitnesses to History Can be found at:SCNEWSPAPERHISTORY.COM
AWARD FOR ASSERTIVE JOURNALISM All Daily Division HONORABLE MENTION: The State Haley Coverage
AWARD FOR ASSERTIVE JOURNALISM All Daily Division THIRD PLACE: The Herald Jamie Self Detention Center
AWARD FOR ASSERTIVE JOURNALISM All Daily Division SECOND PLACE: The Post and Courier Glenn Smith, Gene Sapakoff and Diane Knich The Citadel
MONTGOMERY FOI AWARD All Daily Division SECOND PLACE:
MONTGOMERY FOI AWARD All Daily Division
REMEMBERING THOSE WE’VE LOST Robert Nettles Hugh Munn Bob Bentley Vicki Shealy Mim Woodring Samuel Rayford Marshall Ernie Adams Dwight Dana Lance Noel Anderson Jim Davenport John Kerr Anne Mae Pickens Collins Gerhard Spieler Dr. J. Nolan Etters Walter Julian Mark Stafford LinderSEE PAGE 8 OF YOUR PROGRAM FOR FULL NECROLOGY
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JUDSON CHAPMAN AWARD Open DivisionSECOND PLACE: The Post and Courier Tony Bartelme
JUDSON CHAPMAN AWARD Open Division REVILLE CASE Rosa says it’s timeFIRST PLACE: to be accountable Cadets urged to cooperate with police The Post and Courier Gene Sapakoff and Glenn Smith WADE SPEES/STAFF Citadel President Lt. Gen. John Rosa told the Corps of Cadets Tuesday that, “Trying times define leaders who lead organizations. I will continue to lead this organization in the best way I know how.” school regrets failing to inform BY GLENN SMITH and GENE SAPAKOFF Inside police about a camper’s allegation firstname.lastname@example.org ◗ The Citadel will hold a memorial when it first surfaced in 2007. The email@example.com Thursday for missing cadet. 9A teen told school officials that five years earlier, ReVille lured male Citadel President Lt. Gen. John ◗ Editorial: The Citadel’s real campers into his room with Chi- Rosa is urging cadets to cooper- shame. 10A nese food and pizza, then exposed ate with investigators as Charles- them to porn and group mastur- ton police examine long-shelved READ MORE bation. allegations Louis “Skip” ReVille Previous coverage The Citadel quietly shelved the shared porn and masturbation at postandcourier. matter after a brief internal inves- sessions with juvenile campers at com. tigation and never reported the the school. complaint to police. ReVille went Meanwhile, a private Lowcountry on to teach and coach around the school where ReVille coached and with the admitted molester after Lowcountry, and he is now charged taught, Pinewood Prep in Sum- weeks of silence on the matter. with molesting at least five boys. merville, is pledging to say some- Rose told a packed hall of 2,200 thing soon about its own history cadets Tuesday afternoon that the Please see ROSA, Page 9A
SERIES OF SPORTS ARTICLES Open Division MENTORING THROUGH SPORTS Coaches fill ‘father figure’ voidTHIRD PLACE: The Post and Courier Gene Sapakoff MENTORING THROUGH SPORTS Local programs transcend sports EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a two-part series on sports and mentoring BY GENE SAPAKOFF firstname.lastname@example.org T .J. Figueroa, one of 10 chil- dren, was introduced to his new mentor last week at Riley Park. The 15-year-old from West Ashley was quick with a firm hand- shake. Drew Ciccarelli detected an accent. TYRONE WALKER/STAFF “You from up north?” asked Ciccarelli, 30, a Charleston business St. John’s high school football player Johnny Burch said he has greatly benefited from life lessons learned from mentor Garrett Chisolm. owner and volunteer mentor in the Reviving Baseball INSIDE in Inner Cities youth baseball EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first COMING WEDNESDAY that St. John’s guidance counsel- Helping kids program. in a two-part series on sports and Charleston’s mentor programs or Mark Epstein has presented who are left “Yeah,” Figueroa mentoring. transcend sports. over the last two years. out, C3 said. “New Jersey. We moved here two “It has helped me become years ago because my mom didn’t like all the crime up BY GENE SAPAKOFF a better leader,” Burch said, there. Someone got shot on our base- email@example.com Johnny Burch wanted more. “not just at school, but in the ball field.” “It really got to me,” Burch, community.” Ciccarelli spotted T.J.’s New York Yankees T-shirt and threw the per- Garrett Chisolm had most a senior at St. John’s, told Chi- Experts agree that mentor- fect first pitch. “You like the Yankees?” Ciccarelli of the St. John’s High School solm. “It motivated me.” ing is increasingly important said. “I’m from New Jersey, too. I football players in tears. He Chisolm, lineman to line- as the percentage of U.S. chil- love the Yankees.” T.J. smiled. told the team how he per- man, offered Burch some dren living apart from biologi- “The Yankees are my favorite.” severed through his 2010 football pointers. More im- cal fathers has grown steadily, “What about football? You like the Giants?” senior year as an offensive line- portantly, he sold life lessons. up from 11 percent in 1960 to “Nah. I like the Cowboys.” “Oh, no,” Ciccarelli said. “I hate the man for the South Carolina “What if my parents died? 27 percent in 2010. A mentor- Cowboys. At least we both hate the Gamecocks, breaking into the What would I do?” Burch said. ing boom — both official and Eagles.” starting lineup, surviving the “Am I strong like this man? Or informal, and often including A potentially great relationship is born, another clutch hit for one of cancer deaths of both of his am I a coward? I’d want to fight involvement in sports — has two Lowcountry sports mentoring models. The Charleston RBI chap- parents a few months apart like Garrett Chisolm and be tried to fill the “father figure” ter and the First Tee golf program and eventually carrying head successful.” gap, particularly among at-risk provide critically needed options FILE for youth in neighborhoods statisti- coach Steve Spurrier off the Burch, 18, is a good student children statistically suscepti- cally more likely to send kids to jail Former Gamecock Garrett Chisolm (right) has field to celebrate the school’s mulling college options and says ble to jail and drug use. and rehabilitation facilities than golf courses or on baseball road trips. GRACE BEAHM/STAFF shared his inspirational story with high school first Southeastern Conference he has benefited from a sports- Mentor Drew Ciccarelli (left) meets with T.J. Figueroa, 15, of West Ashley at Riley Park for the first time as the pair participate in the Reviving players as part of a mentor/speaker program. East Division championship. heavy mentor/speaker program Please see MENTORING, Page C4 Please see MENTOR, Page C3 Baseball in Inner Cities Program.
SERIES OF SPORTS ARTICLES Open Division SECOND PLACE: Herald-Journal Kevin Melton Against the odds
ONLINE COLUMN WRITING Open Division SECOND PLACE: The Sun News Issac Bailey GOP must rid itself of myths