A team of Northeastern journalism students contributed substantially to investigative news reports that won a New England Emmy Award earlier this month. “The student contributions were significant and made these investigations possible,” said professor and WCVB reporter Mike Beaudet. “It really is experiential learning at its best.”
The Northeastern community on Tuesday evening got an inside look into the making of the Academy Award-winning film Spotlight, gaining insight from a journalist who led The Boston Globe investigative team that was portrayed in the movie and the writer who shaped the story for the big screen.
When Hollywood producers approached former Northeastern journalism professor and alumnus Walter Robinson and the team of Boston Globe reporters whose “Spotlight” series broke open the Roman Catholic Church sex abuse scandal in 2002, they had some trepidation.
Northeastern Distinguished Professor of Journalism Walter Robinson discusses his work as a juror for the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting.