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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.
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.
UPI, New York Post Twitters hacked with hoax about Chinese attack on USS George Washington
A special Storify report by Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory:
On Friday, Jan. 16, Twitter accounts belonging to United Press International and the New York Post published tweets claiming that the USS George Washington, a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, was attacked by a Chinese an anti-ship missile. The hackers, who also fabricated a quote from the Chinese government, concluded the torrent of attack-related tweets with a papal omen.
How journalists can make it harder for hackers to steal their information
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.