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Medill student Kietryn Zychal stands at a podium

Graduate journalism student to support efforts to improve safety for journalists

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Graduate journalism program is one of eight Medill offers

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Course brings Medill expertise in sports media to people across the world

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Graduate journalism program is one of eight Medill offers

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Access to Health, Northwestern’s interdisciplinary health and human rights project, links Medill journalists with local partners, shedding light on global health and human rights issues

A man in a prison suit in handcuffs drops is head back in relief while his lawyers stand nearby

Investigation conducted by 20 Northwestern students found new witness who cast doubt on the conviction

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Graduate journalism students at Medill studying social justice reporting worked on an investigation that found that women in prisons are disciplined at higher rates than men

A group of students pose for a photo at Defense Health Headquarters

Conference gives students an insider’s perspective to help them hit the ground running in future careers

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Medill students will work closely with BGA investigators on topics surrounding the intersection of government and the environment

Medill faculty members Jessica Hullman and Mi Hyun Lee

Jessica Hullman to teach computer science + journalism and Mi Hyun Lee to teach in integrated marketing communications

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Judge’s ruling to vacate murder conviction comes after key eyewitness found by Medill Justice Project testified that Andre Gonzales didn’t commit the crime

Local News Summit attendees talk around a table about ways to bolster local news

Project will use Medill's journalism and marketing communications expertise to find new ways to bolster local news

Medill faculty member Steven Thrasher

Award-winning journalist Steven Thrasher selected as first Renberg Chair

People protesting outside in Chicago in 1968

‘The Media and the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention - Then and Now’ series will examine issues of objectivity and patriotism in a turbulent time

Medill alumna Natasha Alford

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) honored Natasha S. Alford (MSJ14), deputy editor and digital host at TheGrio.com

American University Journalism Professor Dr. John C. Watson

Annual award co-curated with Medill recognizes outstanding efforts to make news coverage more accurately reflect diversity

Medill alumni Mike Greenberg and Stacy Steponate Greenberg

New scholarship helps students in need access the best journalism training

Texas Tribune Co-Founder and CEO Evan Smith and Editor-in-Chief Emily Ramshaw pose for a photo at the Texas Tribune office

The Texas Tribune is changing the journalism landscape for the better

Medill graduate journalism student Juliette Rocheleau

Fellow to help engage public in important issues around conflict reporting

Medill alumna Jenny Gross

Gross, currently U.K. politics correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, will take classes in business, law and international affairs at Columbia University

Google News Lab's Steve Grove speaks on stage at Medill about local news

Grove’s comments were part of Medill’s Local News Summit in partnership with three newspapers

Medill student Nikki Baim

Nikki Baim’s essay discusses implications of journalist’s missteps in reporting on University of Arizona basketball “pay-for-play” scandal

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

Award winners Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested while reconstructing the killings of Rohingya men

Medill student Lauren Velasco

Medill junior Lauren Velasco will join TODAY as a summer intern through the NBC News Group Summer Fellows Program

Student Lyndsey Armacost (BSJ18) gives an inside look at her month with NBC Winter Olympics, which served as her Journalism Residency experience

Medill alumna, adjunct lecturer and entrepreneur Mary Lou Song

Medill alumna discusses her journey to entrepreneurship, her MSJ course “The Business of Innovation,” and how the Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship specialization prepares students to be future media leaders

Mary Annette Pember

Pember is an independent journalist focusing on Native American issues

Medill undergraduate journalism student Will Greer

Annual award presented to student journalist who exemplifies Reed's spirit, ideals and dedication

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Students in Politics and National Security specialization participate in in-depth reporting project

Students pose for a photo at the AmDoc Film Festival

Students have opportunity to share films, receive feedback from professionals

Seth Freed Wessler

Writer of magazine article on U.S. Coast Guard detentions to visit Medill May 17

Headshot photos of the 2018 Medill Hall of Achievement inductees

Panel event on May 17 will feature six of the recipients

Clerihue now responsible for financial, executive, public policy, corporate responsibility and global communications

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University expertise to help develop new approaches to local news in U.S.

Sheinelle Jones and Rachel Nichols

Medill alumnae Sheinelle Jones and Rachel Nichols will address students at this year’s ceremonies

Medill alumni Danielle Elliott, Katie-Meelel Nodjimbadem, Gabriel Neely-Streit and Kalina Silverman

Alums have been selected to participate in this widely recognized and respected international exchange program on four different continents

Medill senior Julia Jacobs poses for a photo

Julia Jacobs (BSJ18) will study in the interdisciplinary master's program at Peking University in China 

Cecilia Vaisman

Award to recognize Latinx and Hispanic audio and video journalists

Journalism graduate students to gain real-world experience with market assessment, audience strategy and content distribution

An intersecting street sign is pictured--one sign says "technology" and the other side says "business"

Students to study in Chicago and San Francisco for skills to cover today’s global fast-paced technology innovations

Medill alumna Joie Chen

Chen will bring her experience from CBS News, CNN and Al Jazeera America to lead strategy and programs for Medill in D.C.

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Northwestern alums create a media platform with the goal of shifting the narrative about black people in Chicago

A male student stands behind a podium and speaks; he is wearing a purple graduation cap and gown

Tyler Pager (BSJ17) will travel with Nicholas Kristof and write stories for The New York Times’ website

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