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Letter to the editor: Advocacy has a valuable place in journalism

May 9, 2011

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I commend Brian Rosenthal's second installment of his In Focus series on the Innocence Project and David Protess for the intensive reporting and new angles it provides. But putting Protess and the Innocence Project aside, I ...

Letter to the Editor: Administrators are counterproductive in canceling class

May 7, 2011

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I was deeply disappointed to read that Prof. Bailey's Human Sexuality class will not be offered next year. I cannot think of a more counterproductive and reactionary response to the sex demo controversy than this. Requiring Ba...

Letter to the Editor: Protess case proves reporter-source bond

May 6, 2011

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It was amusing to see a college professor lecturing about how journalists must be careful to maintain a professional distance in their relationships with sources in Brain Rosenthal's fine piece "In Focus: Investigative Journalism St...

Letter to the Editor: Investigative students find problems with Daily article

May 4, 2011

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We are writing to express our deepest concern over the tenor and substance of Wednesday's page-one story alleging former Medill Innocence Project students employed "questionably ethical" strategies in their reporting. The Medill In...

Letter to the Editor: Reporter feels misrepresented by Daily article

May 4, 2011

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While I respect The Daily Northwestern's effort in its May 4 edition to shed light on issues that some have raised about the Medill Innocence Project and Prof. David Protess, I am troubled by the way you have done so, especially wi...

Letter to the Editor: Invest Evanston, LEND connect NU with community

May 3, 2011

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We'd like to thank the Daily Northwestern for helping us promote discussion about the local economy. The editorial in yesterday's Daily does a good job in demonstrating the exact point our campaign and its supporters have be...

Letter to the Editor: Students should celebrate implications of bin Laden’s death

May 3, 2011

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On Sunday evening, I awoke from a nap to a raucous crowd outside my window and learned that Osama bin Laden had been killed by Navy SEALs in Pakistan. I quickly threw on a pair of pants and dashed outside. I was greeted by a ...

Letter to the Editor: LEND editorial misrepresented the program’s initiative

May 3, 2011

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The Daily's recent editorial on Lending for Evanston and Northwestern Development's campaign, Invest Evanston, fails to provide a complete view of LEND's work and undervalues the need that Evanston businesses truly have. The fo...

Letter to the Editor: Canvassing can be a fulfilling summer job for students

May 1, 2011

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The Daily Northwestern recently ran an article critical of a nonprofit that has been recruiting students to canvass in support of progressive campaigns. The article asserted "Canvassing organization's policies draw (sic) criticism fr...

Letter to the editor: The Daily’s recent ad promotes controversial cult

April 30, 2011

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My mom's hero donated $880,000 to Bill Clinton in 1996. Such philanthropy seemed implausible, so I did a little research and asked my mom about this mystery Asian woman-who apparently really loves the Clintons-during winter br...

Letter to the Editor: Celebratory mood innapropriate for bin Laden’s death

April 30, 2011

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I am writing this the morning after the death of Osama bin Laden was announced, and the morning after celebrations on campus and around the country. Although far removed from the heart of campus, sounds of cheering and celebration ma...

Letter to the Editor: Take Back the Night benefits women and Evanston’s Porchlight

April 25, 2011

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Sexual assault remains one of the most underreported crimes in this country. According to the U.S. Department of Justice's 2005 National Crime Victimization Study, 60 percent of sexual assault is never reported. The majority of...