Chicago broadcasters to visit for Asian/Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month event
(5/20/13) With the rise of Asian Americans and minorities in media, how are minorities portrayed in the media and do minority reporters experience inequalities? To answer this question and more, the Asian American Student Journalists will be hosting their very first speaker event on Thursday, May 23, with broadcast journalists Susanna Song from CBS Chicago and Nancy Loo from WGN-TV.
Alum Stephen Rodrick (MSJ91) to discuss new book
(5/20/13) The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications welcomes author Stephen Rodrick (MSJ91) on Thursday, May 23 at 4 p.m. for a discussion about his new book, “The Magical Stranger: A Son's Journey into His Father's Life.”
Listen to student-produced audio stories on WBEZ, Latino USA
(5/17/13) As part of Cecilia Vaisman’s Audio Reporting class this quarter, MSJ students reported on CPS’s plan to close 54 public schools in Chicago.
Ted Spiegel, associate professor emeritus-in-service and namesake of the Medill IMC Spiegel Digital and Database Research Initiative, passes away at 82
(5/13/13) Ted Spiegel, associate professor emeritus-in-service and namesake of the Medill IMC Spiegel Digital and Database Research Initiative, died Saturday, May 11.
IMC's Cause Marketing Initiative partners with Dress for Success
(5/10/13) A team of Integrated Marketing Communications students will participate in the Dress For Success Power Walk. Through Medill's Cause Marketing Initiative, a group of students have been working to promote the non-profit, primarily through social media.
Veteran international correspondent Alphonso Van Marsh (MSJ94) to speak May 9
May 6, 2013 In December 2003, Alphonso Van Marsh (MSJ94) exclusively broke the story of Saddam Hussein’s discovery and capture. Reporting solo, Van Marsh shot his own video of the scene from Hussein’s hideout in Iraq. Van Marsh will share his experience reporting on Hussein’s capture and other lessons learned wo
Scholarship winners recount White House Correspondents' Dinner
(5/6/13) Two Medill graduate students and one alumna were awarded scholarships by the White House Correspondents' Association and attended the annual White House Correspondent's Dinner on Saturday, April 27.
Rally for James Foley (MSJ08) and missing journalists around the world
(5/3/13) The family of James Foley (MSJ08) held a rally in Boston on World Press Freedom Day to raise awareness about his situation and the plight of missing journalists around the world.
Staff members win award for redesigned magazine, viewbook
(5/1/13) Medill staff members Jessica Parker Gilbert and Marc Zarefsky were honored by The International Academy of Visual Arts on Wednesday, May 1, with 2013 Communicator Awards for their work on the Medill Magazine and Medill graduate journalism viewbook.
Medill hosts Al Jazeera America panel on network's future plans
(5/1/13) Ehab Al Shihabi, executive director for international operations of Al Jazeera America, announced the station's plans to expand its Chicago bureau on Tuesday, April 30 at Medill. The bureau will be one of 12 in the United States for Al Jazeera America.