Medill students report across Germany and France

WASHINGTON — From Feb. 8 to Feb. 15, During the week of February 16, a group of 15 Medill graduate students in the Politics, Policy and Foreign Affairs specialization along with two faculty members traveled to Germany and France for a reporting trip. This year’s trip focused on how Russian disinformation campaigns work to influence elections around the world.

Students met at U.S. Army Europe headquarters in Wiesbaden before traveling to Paris to meet with reporters, experts and agencies tasked with understanding and combating disinformation campaigns. Their stories are posted on this website.

This video gives a sense of what the experience meant to them.