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Theatre Makers: 3 Tips for Revitalizing Theatre for the Millennial Generation

Isabella Mehiel | Posted 05.12.2016 | Arts
Isabella Mehiel

As subscriber-based audiences get older, it is imperative that theatre makers consider Millennial sensibilities when creating their work and marketing it out. If theatre is the "social art form," then it must communicate in a language that is relevant to its audience.

It's On Young Journalists To Educate Themselves About Diversity

Yunita Ong | Posted 05.06.2016 | College
Yunita Ong

It's college students like me who will be filling the ranks and file of press corps around the nation -- and it's us who will be shaping the discourse about the increasingly diverse America. It's my responsibility to educate myself.

Subject Matters: Portrayals of Women in Art

Arianne Milhem | Posted 04.20.2015 | Arts
Arianne Milhem

How subjects are depicted within art -- through coloration and composition -- allows us an honest glimpse into society's view of them, especially in the case of marginalized or underrepresented populations.

The Feeling Every College Applicant Should Have

Kaitlyn Kaminski | Posted 10.28.2014 | Teen
Kaitlyn Kaminski

With November approaching, students all across the world will be applying to colleges. I wanted to share a personal experience that I had this past summer to help with the "but where do I apply?"

Attempt To Scrap Northwestern Email List Makes Alumni Really Angry

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.07.2014 | College

Alumni of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism are incensed over the school's decision to discontinue a widely used group email list ...

A Prestigious Program, But No Paycheck

ProPublica | Kara Brandeisky | Posted 10.01.2013 | College

Northwestern University's journalism school boasts of its prowess in preparing students for prestigious careers — but it also serves as a pipeline f...

I Love Lois: A Journalist's Thank You Note

Michele Weldon | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Michele Weldon

Forget the Man Of Steel. Krypton Shrypton. The Woman of Words is who I have always wanted to emulate. I love Lois Lane. It is likely because of Lois Lane that I do what I do.

Medill Energy Report Sparks Debate

Mike Smith | Posted 06.29.2013 | Green
Mike Smith

Energy reporters need to understand science You don't expect a donnybrook when a university like Northwestern releases a White Paper. Yet oh what fun...

Are Boy Bylines Better Than Girl Bylines?

Michele Weldon | Posted 06.06.2012 | Media
Michele Weldon

Do we have to resort to using initials in our bylines so our gender is hidden in order to get published, lauded, hired or promoted?

'I Can Has Cheezburger?' The Future Of Journalism?

Posted 01.24.2012 | Chicago

Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism is hosting a lecture on the future of journalism Tuesday, led by the CEO of the web company that...

Medill Journalism Dean Announces Plan To Step Down Next Year

Posted 11.21.2011 | Chicago

The dean of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, who has been at the center of several controversies during his six years at the hel...

How F***** Up Is This?

David Protess | Posted 11.21.2011 | Chicago
David Protess

Anthony McKinney and Armando Serrano are serving long prison terms for murder. Both were wrongfully convicted. And Cook Co. prosecutors have turned their fight for freedom into a bizarre sideshow.

Medill Innocence Project Accused Of Bad Ethics

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A project designed to expose and fix the errors of the justice system stands accused of committing a few errors itself. Prosecutors allege that the M...

Should liberals be allowed to teach in our schools? A response to a Daily Caller article about the Medill School of Journalism

Paul Dailing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paul Dailing

I recently thought about the zoo, thanks to a Daily Caller opinion piece by a young man about to graduate from my old grad school. In the article, en...

Embattled Northwestern Prof Gets Support From Media

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Journalistic heavy hitters lent support today to an effort to toss out a prosecutors' subpoena for notes, grades and other materials from Northwestern...

Apple's New Tablet? Been There, Done That

Bryan Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bryan Monroe

Sixteen years ago, Roger Fidler was at the top of the newspaper technology world. Sitting on his desk was a prototype of a thin electronic tablet that was poised to revolutionize the print media.

Medill Innocence Project Battle Intensifies: Anita Alvarez, Cook County DA, Presses Case

Chicago Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In their own ways, they have risen to stardom on a stage built from misery, two battlers who grapple with questions of life-and-death justice: Anita A...

Roxana Saberi Speaks At Medill Graduation, Lauds Courage Of Iranian Citizen Journalists (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Journalist Roxana Saberi, released from prison in Iran last month, has been honored by Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. At grad...

How to Be a "Death of Newspapers" Blogger Part Two: Picking a Fight with Sarah Lacy

Paul Dailing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Dailing

A good Rosenbaum v. Jarvis style feud can drive up hits and increase name recognition for both sides. Maybe we'll be paid to argue on TV.

Northwestern Considering Graduate Programs In India

The Daily Northwestern | Christina Chaey and Nathalie Tadena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management and Medill School of Journalism are still considering the possibility of opening a joint graduate program ...

Northwestern's Qatar Campus

Chicago Tribune | Liz Sly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On a vast, half-built campus rising from the desert sands of this Arab emirate, the Medill School of Journalism's newest freshman class is being schoo...