A three-month investigation by students from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications sheds new light on $3.2 billion U.S. mine clearance and victim assistance effort.
→ Deadly Debris: America’s legacy of explosive remnants around the world
→ Read more about the project.
a look at cuba before the opening
Medill specialization student Lei Xuan was on a trip to Cuba when President Obama announced a historic plan to begin normalizing relations with the Communist nation, which has been under a U.S. embargo for more than 50 years. Xuan offers a photographic snapshot of life in Cuba at the cusp of a new era.
Josh meyer speaks about cybersecurity on huffington post
Meyer, the NSJI director of education outreach and McCormick lecturer in national security studies, spoke Jan. 21 on HUFFPOST LIVE about cyber threats and what the global community can do to mitigate the risks. As internet-connected tools ubiquitous beyond phones and computers become a reality, how will the increased security risks be dealt with globally? Hackers operate internationally, so what pressures can the global community have on the bad actors?
→Read Meyer’s recent article for VICE , “The Future of Terrorism According to VICE”
→ Read about “Human Rights in the Digital Age,” a Northwestern University human rights conference featuring Meyer as a panelist.
A Quick Look at washington dc’s american sniper premiere
Bradley Cooper brought Best Picture nominee American Sniper to Washington Tuesday evening for a special screening at the U.S. Navy Memorial for Congressional representatives, members of the armed services and Vice President Joe Biden.
“Whistleblowers, Leaks, and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security”
The new book, edited by Medill’s Ellen Shearer, Paul Rosenzweig and Timothy McNulty delves into the various areas of law surrounding the recent and well-known cases of NSA contractor Edward Snowden, Private First Class Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, among others.
Website gives voice to members of American military
Launched in July, Blue Force Tracker shows what’s going on in the military through pieces often produced by current or former members of the armed forces.