Medill signs on to safety principles for journalists effort

The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications is the latest journalism organization to sign on to the Global Safety Principles and Practices, a set of international protection standards for reporters, especially those in conflict areas. Continue reading

Islamic State’s violent campaign against journalists worsens

A new report finds direct targeting of journalists from groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaida in addition to strict rules for media they control. Continue reading

FOIA update: USDB releases Manual for the Guidance of Inmates (USDB Regulation 600-1, Nov. 2013)

WASHINGTON — On Monday, the United States Disciplinary Barracks’ Directorate of Inmate Administration released “USDB Regulation 600-1, Nov. 2013” entitled “Manual for the Guidance of Inmates” to the Medill National Security Journalism Initiative in response to an April 17 Freedom … Continue reading

Political analyst Al From talks Democratic Party readiness for 2016

WASHINGTON — Democratic Leadership Council founder and Medill M.S.J. alum Al From turned a critical eye onto his own party during a March 12 visit to the Medill Washington newsroom. During the talk with Medill undergraduates, From discussed the history … Continue reading

Op-ed: What Dempsey’s pro-Abdullah essay contest could mean for the military’s image

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Blue Force Tracker website gives voice to members of American military

Blue Force tracking is a term used in the military for a computer system that tracks where military forces – friendly (blue forces) and hostile – are located. A new website has taken that name and used it to explain … Continue reading

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