The Daily Northwestern

Barack Obama addresses the killing of Medill alum James Foley

Tyler Pager and Rebecca Savransky

August 20, 2014

President Barack Obama addressed the execution of Medill alumnus James Foley on Wednesday calling his killing “an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world.” Foley (Medill ‘08), a freelance photojournalist,...

Medill alum James Foley likely held by Syrian government, panelists reveal at Boston event

Lauren Caruba, In Focus Editor

May 3, 2013

A Medill-sponsored event Friday for journalist James Foley (Medill ’08), missing in Syria, shed new light about his whereabouts. More than 50 students, faculty and Northwestern alumni gathered Friday morning in the McCormick...