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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Local and regional newspapers, like these on sale Thursday at the Chicago-Main Newsstand in Evanston, have fallen deeper into a crisis, a new report by Medill researchers found.

Local news deserts expanding despite some ‘bright spots,’ Medill report says

November 16, 2023

Local news in the U.S. has fallen further into a crisis this year, with an average of 2.5 publications shutting down every week and journalists numbering ever fewer, according to a report released Thursday...

A building with the words “McCormick Journalism Center” above a door and below a brick wall with windows.

Medill Local News Accelerator aims to support Chicago outlets

October 19, 2022

Over the past several decades, national publications have increasingly replaced hometown newspapers at newsstands across the country — and for media professionals, this reflects the downward trajectory...

Four heads above a gray building on a purple background.

Medill celebrates its centennial with panel addressing major topics in journalism

February 4, 2022

Leading media executives discussed objectivity, social media, the pandemic, diversity, equity and inclusion at a Thursday panel. The virtual event, “Does the News Represent Us? The State of Journalism...

Photo of Fisk Hall. It is a brick and concrete building with the words “McCormick Journalism Building.”

Not all ‘gloom and doom’: Panel of journalists find hope amid a local news crisis

November 18, 2021

A panel of journalists discussed the importance of finding optimism during an ongoing local news crisis in a Wednesday webinar hosted by Evanston RoundTable. Over 1,000 communities have become news...

A newspaper vending machine under an L bridge in downtown Evanston. Local Newspaper struggle to stay afloat, but Evanston newspapers remain strong.

Despite changing landscape, Evanston newspapers remain a stronghold in community

April 18, 2019

For Vikki Proctor, a regular reader of the Evanston RoundTable and The Daily Northwestern, local newspapers are the glue that pulls a community together. “It’s how we show up at city hall for the...

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