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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.
Hostages’ families call for better communication from government
The U.S. government should provide more intelligence information to families of hostages taken by terrorists and other enemies, and news organizations should be mindful of the dangers to freelancers in conflict zones, experts and two mothers of captured journalists said at an event Wednesday at the Newseum.
Obama, Merkel continue to pursue diplomatic solution in Ukraine
At a joint news conference Monday, both leaders said Russia has violated the territorial integrity of Ukraine, which has seen an increase in violence in recent weeks. The U.S and Germany are working together to pursue a diplomatic solution, they said.
James Foley’s mother calls for more support for freelance journalists
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military times publishes Medill student report
Medill student Astrid Goh’s story, “Panel: Imams key to stopping domestic terrorists,” examines the need for European governments in the wake of the Paris attacks to enlist the help of Muslim religious leaders to counter Islamist radicalization.
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.