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Page 29: The DePaulia staff discusses the Daily Northwestern editorial

Page 29: The DePaulia staff discusses the Daily Northwestern editorial

Hannah Mitchell and Shane René

November 26, 2019

https://soundcloud.com/page29/page-29-the-depaulia-staff-discusses-the-daily-northwestern-editorial For the final Page 29 episode of Fall Quarter 2019, The DePaulia staff discusses the backlash to the Daily Northwestern's recent editorial and how journalists can be more transparent about how the reporting...

Tribune shuts down Spanish-language media Hoy

Tribune shuts down Spanish-language media Hoy

Maria Guerrero, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2019

The Chicago Tribune Guild, an organization of journalists, announced on Twitter the shut down of Hoy Media, the city’s leading Spanish-language newspaper, by Tribune Publishing last Tuesday. “We’re deeply disappointed that Tribune Publishing is shutting down Hoy, which has gone beyond stereotyp...

EDITORIAL: The Daily Northwestern’s clumsy editorial was a well-intentioned attempt at ethical journalism, but set a dangerous precedent

EDITORIAL: The Daily Northwestern’s clumsy editorial was a well-intentioned attempt at ethical journalism, but set a dangerous precedent

The DePaulia Editorial Board

November 18, 2019

When the Daily Northwestern published its editorial last week apologizing to students for publishing photos of them protesting former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ visit to campus, journalists from across the country took aim at the student newspaper. Alumni of Northwestern’s famed Medil...

Northwestern paper’s apology sparks journalism debate

Northwestern paper’s apology sparks journalism debate

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press

November 13, 2019

Student editors at the newspaper covering Northwestern University have faced two waves of criticism over their coverage of protests in response to an event featuring former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. First, student activists criticized them for publishing photos of protesters on the suburban...

OPINION: Fake news needs to retire

OPINION: Fake news needs to retire

Brian Gilbert, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2019

It’s time for us to stop using the term fake news. We should eliminate the phrase altogether from our vocabulary because it’s lazy, problematic and does a disservice to hardworking journalists who are trying to provide truth, facts and transparency in today’s alternative facts society. The term fake news i...

Journalist who first broke R. Kelly sexual abuse allegations talks life, work at DePaul event

Journalist who first broke R. Kelly sexual abuse allegations talks life, work at DePaul event

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

October 27, 2019

Jim DeRogatis says there are at least 48 women he knows of whose lives were ruined by R&B superstar R. Kelly, and he believes the true number of Kelly’s alleged victims is likely at least twice that number. The former Sun-Times music critic and “Sound Opinions” co-host spoke last Tuesday with...

OPINION: Golden Apple of my eye

OPINION: Golden Apple of my eye

Veronica Schoonover, Contributing Writer

May 20, 2019

Journalism has historically served the public’s desire to be shocked by cultural and global news in order to feel challenged, uncomfortable and passionate. Since the advent of print, the field has largely been responsible for the facilitation of shared experiences in order to unite unfamiliar communities. ...

OPINION: How the debate over climate change was rigged from the start

OPINION: How the debate over climate change was rigged from the start

Erica Carbajal, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Climate change today is a highly political issue, but it wasn’t always that way — and it shouldn’t be. Throughout the years, big energy industries have been key players in constructing the platform of climate change denial, and as their platform grew, journalists felt more compelled to give denie...

In Latin America, a deadly job for journalists

In Latin America, a deadly job for journalists

Richie Requena, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2019

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

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

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

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...

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