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In Latin America, a deadly job for journalists

In Latin America, a deadly job for journalists

Richie Requena, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

He was a radio broadcaster who had run his talk show, “Our Region Today,” for nearly 20 years in the Mexican state of Tabasco. Then on Saturday, Feb. 9th, as Jesús Eugenio Ramos Rodríguez was eating breakfast at the Hotel Ramos with former Emiliano Zapata mayor Armín Marín Sauri and two others, h...

‘We never, ever punted a problem,’ Emanuel tells DePaul

‘We never, ever punted a problem,’ Emanuel tells DePaul

Doug Klain, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under News, Politics

The City of Chicago was battening down the hatches in preparation for record-freezing temperatures, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel wasn’t afraid to crack a joke. “Is anybody cold?” he chuckled as he entered an event for journalism students at DePaul University. With three months left as mayor, Emanu...

Journalists face threats around the world in 2019

Journalists face threats around the world in 2019

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

Already in 2019, at least two journalists have allegedly been targeted for murder because of their work. Ahmed Hussein-Suale Divela was killed by two men in Ghana on Jan. 16; he had been investigating corruption in African soccer and politics. Rafael Murúa Manríquez’s body was found in northern...

Daily Newsline emails helpful for some, annoying for others

Daily Newsline emails helpful for some, annoying for others

Carina Smith & Emma Oxnevad, News Editor & Asst. News Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under News

DePaul students’ inboxes have gotten just a little bit more cluttered this year after the DePaul Newsroom started sending daily emails about university news that students can’t unsubscribe to. The emails are new for the 2018-2019 school year, with students receiving an email every weekday with links to articles...

Jane Pauley, alumna Ann Pistone honored by journalism department

Jane Pauley, alumna Ann Pistone honored by journalism department

Brian Pearlman, Copy Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under News

On Thursday DePaul’s Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence presented its second annual slate of awards at the Union League Club of Chicago to two journalists with Chicago roots: ABC7 investigative producer Ann Pistone and CBS Sunday Morning host Jane Pauley. Pistone, who graduated from DePaul with a co...

Journalism students worked behind the scenes at the forum

Journalism students worked behind the scenes at the forum

Brendan Whelper, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under News

Last Tuesday, the first Illinois Democratic Gubernatorial Forum took place at Chicago’s NBC Tower.  NBC 5 political editor Carol Marin served as the moderator, while NBC Chicago’s Don Moseley worked as the editorial producer.  Both Marin and Moseley are the directors of DePaul’s Center for Journalis...

Brian Williams: The high price of lying for fame

Brian Williams: The high price of lying for fame

Sharon Lavin

February 22, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Journalist Brian Williams’ falsified war story hit home for many Americans. Williams told the American public on multiple occasions that he was hit by enemy fire in 2003 while riding in a U.S. Army helicopter. His lie led to a six-month suspension from NBC Nightly News and a ruined reputation for himself and the network. Read More »...

Power of the pen: Journalists strive to tell truth in face of violence, oppression, intolerance and hatred

Power of the pen: Journalists strive to tell truth in face of violence, oppression, intolerance and hatred

Kyle Tyrrell

January 18, 2015


Filed under Opinions

As a journalism student at DePaul University, primed to graduate in June and get set loose into this chaotic world, I must say I have never been more proud to be a journalist and a DePaul student. Read More »...

DePaul journalism students, Univision team up

DePaul journalism students, Univision team up

Christian Ianniello

September 28, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

To help regenerate an interest in news to millennials, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation has provided a $20,000 grant for DePaul journalism students and high school journalism students to team up with Univision Chicago, a news station geared towards Spanish speakers. “Univision is interest...

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