Thinking Visually: Professor Craig Duff Prepares His Students to be Successful Journalists in a Multimedia World
As the 2012 presidential campaign reached its final frenzied stretch, The New York Times sent a team of reporters that included Professor Craig Duff to Cincinnati. There he filmed groups of enthusiastic volunteers knocking on doors and working phone banks, attempting to reach every potential voter they could.
People's Voice: Margaret Sullivan (MSJ80) is Making Her Mark as The New York Times' First Female Public Editor
(2/14/13) Margaret Sullivan (MSJ80) questions stories, readers and ever her employer as the New York Times' public editor.
This story appeared in the winter 2013 edition of Medill Magazine.
Feb. 13, 2013
By Kimberly Davis (BSJ96) Somewhere, on some college campus, in some school of a university, love is blooming. That spark of interest, that intellectual and challenging conversation that makes the spark grow just a b
Graduate students examine food and water security in Qatar
(2/20/13) A group of eight graduate students and two faculty members from Northwestern’s Evanston campus recently spent a week visiting Northwestern’s Qatar campus (NU-Q) to produce multimedia stories about food and water security for Qatar’s rapidly growing population.
Round-up: Dialogue on the 'How-to's' of Freelance Journalism
(2/18/13) Five Medill alums and two faculty members discussed a variety of topics related to freelance journalism on Monday, Feb. 18. The event was hosted by Medill Career Services.
IMC interactive workshop emphasizes music and creativity
(2/12/13) Three years ago, John Claxton, Draftfcb executive vice president and group creative director, began working with Jeff Boyle, a composer and owner of Chicago’s Catfish Music, on a new form of writing workshop. Their collaboration, with the help of a team of musicians, grew into Clark Street Bridge, and on Feb. 6 it was presented to more than 100 Medill students, faculty and staff.
Beyond the Box Score: Storytelling in Sports
(2/11/13) Sports Illustrated's George Dohrmann, ESPN columnist and CNN contributor LZ Granderson, ESPNChicago.com columnist Melissa Isaacson and ESPN reporter Jeremy Schaap discussed the evolution of storytelling in the realm of sports in a panel discussion moderated by author Jonathan Eig on Feb. 7.
IMC faculty publish book on habits of Chinese consumers
(2/7/13) Three IMC faculty members have examined the characteristics and habits of young Chinese consumers in their recently published book, “Understanding China’s Digital Generation."
Q & A with George R.R. Martin (BSJ70, MSJ71)
George R.R. Martin has come a long way since he published his first story, in Galaxy magazine, while he was still a graduate student at Medill. Martin (BSJ70, MSJ71), whose most recent books have all spent time on The New York Times Best Sellers List, is co-executive producer of the HBO series “Game of Thrones,” a close
adaptation of his epic seven-part series of novels, “A Song of Ice and
Medill IMC faculty break down the 2013 Super Bowl commercials
(2/4/13) Join a couple of Integrated Marketing Communications faculty members as
they discuss what makes a good Super Bowl commercial, what their
favorite spots were and how social media played a role in this year's