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Stephen Burgard

Director, School of Journalism



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3Qs: The evolution of whistleblowing

Stephen Bur­gard, chair of the School of Jour­nalism, exam­ines the leak of clas­si­fied NSA doc­u­ments per­taining to gov­ern­ment sur­veil­lance pro­grams and what it means for the future of journalism.


3Qs: How Watergate changed journalism — and the nation

Stephen Bur­gard, chair of Northeastern’s School of Jour­nalism, explains how the Water­gate scandal, which marks its 40th anniver­sary on Sunday, has influ­enced a gen­er­a­tion of journalists.


Faculty Reads, Volume Eight

In the eighth edi­tion of recent fac­ulty books, we high­light works about the per­sua­sive use of sounds, inter­preting the day’s news in a post-​​9/​11 reli­gious land­scape and Croatia’s decade of archi­tec­tural experimentation.

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3Qs: Delivering on the big story

On Sunday night, the world was cap­ti­vated by news cov­erage of Pres­i­dent Obama’s stun­ning announce­ment that Osama bin Laden, mas­ter­mind of the Sept. 11 attacks, had been killed by U.S. spe­cial forces after 10 years of pur­suit. Steven Bur­gard, director of North­eastern University’s School of Jour­nalism, ana­lyzes what direc­tions media ques­tions and reports may lead from here, and the chal­lenges jour­nal­ists face in ensuring speedy but accu­rate reporting in the dig­ital age.

The sea-​​going scribe

Director of Northeastern’s jour­nalism school started his career in news by broad­casting the word each night to 900 U.S. Navy shipmates

In the lede

Col­lab­o­ra­tion with The Boston Globe gives jour­nalism stu­dents unmatched expe­ri­ence in news and inves­tiga­tive reporting, while boosting cov­erage of the city’s neighborhoods

Digging deep: Journalism students file investigative reports

A Boston Globe story inves­ti­gating fire­fighters’ shift-​​trading prac­tices is just the latest in a long series of inves­tiga­tive sto­ries written under the aus­pices of a North­eastern Uni­ver­sity inves­tiga­tive jour­nalism seminar.

Reporting on faith

A Q&A with Stephen Bur­gard, director of the School of Jour­nalism, on the press’s rela­tion­ship with religion

Northeastern University Launches First Amendment Center

Boston, Mass. — North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, in part­ner­ship with jour­nal­ists and public policy advo­cates throughout New Eng­land, has announced the estab­lish­ment of the New Eng­land First Amend­ment Center to focus public […]

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