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

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins journalism professor Carol Marin on Tuesday, Jan. 28 to speak to students about the relationship between  journalists and public officials.

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

A memorial to journalist Ján Kuciak and his  ancée Martina Kušnírová in the southern Slovak town of Rimavská Sobota, taken March 12, 2018. The pair were murdered in February, in their home in southwestern Slovakia. Three suspects have been charged with murder.

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...

Jane Pauley, alumna Ann Pistone honored by journalism department

Codirector of the DePaul Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence Carol Marin interviews Pauley and Pistone about the challenges of journalism.
(Brian Pearlman | The DePaulia)

Brian Pearlman, Copy Editor

April 23, 2018

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

Students were at NBC Tower the whole day of the forum refining questions, ushering in guests and providing support.  (Photo courtesy of Don Mosely)

Brendan Whelper, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018

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

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

People hold up pens and pencils as they stand at a memorial gathering for the victims of the recent terrorist attacks in France at Trafalgar Square, London, on Jan. 11. (Tim Ireland | AP)

Kyle Tyrrell

January 18, 2015

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

A select group of journalism students from DePaul and local high schools will work with Univision as part of an effort to focus in on the Hispanic community as well as cover the midterm elections. (Photo courtesy of Seth Anderson)

Christian Ianniello

September 28, 2014

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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