Medill, Foley Foundation Launch Safety Guide for Journalists

Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications and the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation — with partners Reporters Without Borders and A Culture of Safety Alliance — have published an online curriculum guide for college journalism educators to teach students about the growing risk of reporting on conflicts, terrorism and violent unrest around the world.

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Medill journalists find holes in program designed to respond to infectious disease outbreaks

The project, titled “The Perfect Storm,” is being published this week by VICE News, a U.S.-based media organization with a global reach across all digital platforms. It is also being published on a special Medill website created by the reporting team, complete with even more videos and multimedia/interactive components. The findings are based on interviews with dozens of experts, health and government officials and a Medill analysis of dozens of reports and studies.

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Donald Trump: A National Security Threat, experts say

Former Secretary os State Hillary Clinton believes “Donald Trump’s ideas aren’t just different– they are dangerously incoherent. They’re not even really ideas, just a series of bizarre rants, personal feuds, and outright lies.” She’s not the one who has criticized the business mogul. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani, who voted for Trump in the past, now believes his ban on Muslims “violates the First Amendment. You have no reasonable basis for it,” Giuliani said in a Fox News interview.

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Global action needed to prevent water-fueled conflicts

Water stress is an increasing reality in many parts of the world, and the instability that goes along with it has the potential to leave no nation untouched.

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