Medill National Security Reporting ProjectMedill/GlobalPost investigation sheds new light on $3.2 billion U.S. mine clearance and victim assistance effort.
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Medill/USA TODAY investigation of U.S. international food aid programs finds significant, entrenched problems Read about the project.
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#MedillRemembers James Foley, One Year LaterRemembering James Foley's life and legacy one year after his death at the hands of the Islamic State. → Continue to the story.
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Major TV networks sign onto freelancer safety compactRead about the compact, which was signed by Medill NSJI Co-Director Ellen Shearer at Columbia University in September, here.
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NSJI in the NewsThe Voice of America featured NSJI in a recent article about how it prepares journalists to cover stories in conflict zones.
McCormick Foundation renews grant for Medill National Security Journalism program
EVANSTON, Ill. — The Robert R. McCormick Foundation has renewed a $1 million grant to fund the Medill National Security Journalism Initiative at Northwestern University over the next two years.
The NSJ program provides journalists-in-training and working journalists with the knowledge and skills necessary to report accurately, completely and with context on events and issues related to defense, security and civil liberties. The initiative began in January, 2009 with an initial three-year, $1.3 million McCormick Foundation grant. The grant was also renewed for $1 million over two years in 2011.
About the initiativeBy the Medill National Security Journalism Initiative, in partnership with the McCormick Foundation.
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Reporters Without Borders has compiled a list of resources for journalists reporting abroad, especially those in dangerous areas. Please check their website for the resources.
The Radio Television Digital News Association is offering fellowships for journalists early in their careers, including a fellowship for national security reporting. RTNDA’s website has all the information. The deadline to apply for the 2016-2017 award is May 31.
Tribe is spending her fifth-quarter Global Residency reporting for “The Cambodia Daily.” Continue reading
The parents of slain American journalist James Foley said Friday the apparent death of his Islamce State executioner, nicknamed Jihadi John, doesn’t offset their frustration at inadequate U.S. effort to find Foley before he was killed.
PEN/America has released a new report entitled: Secret Sources: Whistleblowers, National Security and Free Expression, which refers to material in a book co-published by the Medill National Security Journalism Initiative and The American Bar Association. Continue reading
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Congratulations to all those who submitted their work to the MRE Journalism Contest. Find out who the winners are and see the judges’ comments.
IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO RSVP: Summer 2015 National Security Journalism Data/Watchdog Workshop — NOW ONLY $15(Jul. 08, 2015)
This just in! We have a few slots left for Saturday’s Medill/IRE event, and a special new low price of $15! Continue reading
Medill has named eight McCormick National Security Journalism Scholarship recipients to participate in an innovative 11-week reporting program in fall 2015, based out of Medill’s Washington news bureau. Continue reading