Recent NSJI News Releases

New report draws on Medill/ABA security book

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

Understanding the Islamic State: A Medill NSJI Event

WASHINGTON – The Medill National Security Journalism Initiative will host “Understanding the Islamic State,” a lunch and panel discussion featuring National War College Professors of Strategy & Policy Dr. Omer Taspinar and Dr. Richard B. Andres, at the National Press … Continue reading

Medill National Security Journalism Initiative goes global

The Medill National Security Journalism Initiative has been elected to membership in the Global Investigative Journalism Network, an international association of nonprofit organizations that support, promote, and produce accountability and watchdog reporting. Continue reading

PANEL INVITE: What Reporters Need to Know About Government Inspectors General

March 12, 2015 6:30 PM at The National Press Club, Murrow Room Government inspector general (IG) offices might be a journalist’s most promising but underutilized resource. On Thursday, March 12, the National Press Club’s Young Members Committee and the Medill … Continue reading

Medill is now accepting entries for the James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism

The James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism award is given to the individual or team of journalists, working for a U.S.-based media outlet, who best displayed moral, ethical or physical courage in the pursuit of a story or … Continue reading

Medill/ABA book looks at balancing act between transparency, secrecy and the First Amendment

A discussion about the book will be held at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, at 2 p.m. on Dec. 1. RSVP here. CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 — A new book from the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Law … Continue reading

Students awarded McCormick National Security Journalism Scholarships

The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications has named 10 McCormick National Security Journalism Scholarship recipients to participate in an innovative 11-week reporting program in Fall 2014. Their work in Medill’s Washington bureau will culminate in an enterprise … Continue reading

Lawyers, journalists, technologist discuss report from president’s panel on intelligence and communications

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM JAN. 22 TO JAN. 24 DUE TO WEATHER The report and recommendations from the president’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies will be discussed by a member of the Review Group … Continue reading

Application window open for RTDNA scholarship for national security reporters

Vada and Col. Barney Oldfield National Security Reporting Fellowship A $1,000 award, created by the RTDNF Board of Trustees in honor of the names it bears. Barney and Vada served in WWII and both had illustrious military careers. Barney’s long … Continue reading

Medill student receives fellowship to report on national security at Center For Public Integrity

EVANSTON, IL – The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications and the Center for Public Integrity have named Mattie Quinn as the second recipient of a $15,000 McCormick National Security Reporting Fellowship at the Center. She will receive … Continue reading