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Northwestern alumnus makes $3 million gift to Medill School of Journalism for social justice reporting

Erica Snow, Reporter

March 15

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern alumnus David Freedman (Medill '81) has pledged $3 million to the Medill School of Journalism to support social justice reporting initiatives, according to a news release published Tuesday. Freedman’s gift will...

South African court justice will visit Northwestern

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

January 12

Filed under Campus, Events

South African Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron will visit Northwestern next week to speak about racial justice, democracy and media freedoms. Cameron, who has worked closely with the Medill School of Journalism,...

Brennan, Wilbon join new Medill sports journalism graduate program

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

March 5

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

USA Today sports journalist Christine Brennan (Medill '80, '81) and ESPN sports journalist Michael Wilbon (Medill '80) will join the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications' new sports journalism gr...

Medill Watchdog to end amid lack of funding

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

December 18

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

The investigative journalism initiative Medill Watchdog will cease operations indefinitely following financial issues. Watchdog director Rick Tulsky said he will not hire any Winter Quarter interns this year for the first time...

Medill to expand program to San Francisco

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

November 11

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications will open a new program in San Francisco in the next academic year. Medill is looking for a location in San Francisco to establish the school, Medill...

Washington Post to award scholarships, internships to select Medill master’s program graduates

Ally Mutnick, Assistant Campus Editor

February 3

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

The Washington Post announced Jan. 30 it will sponsor and offer paid internships to select graduates of the program at the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications that allows computer programmers...