As presidential candidates from both parties crisscrossed Iowa last weekend, a dozen Northeastern students headed north to preview the New Hampshire primary. They are members of journalism professor Jonathan Kaufman’s class “Covering Campaign 2016.” Here, we share their reports from the field.
Rolling Stone on Saturday published an article by Oscar-winning actor and activist Sean Penn that sparked a national debate about journalistic ethics. We spoke with John Wihbey, an assistant professor of journalism and new media at Northeastern, who examines the interview with noted Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.
Audrey Pence’s global co-op at the Fuller Project for International Reporting provided her with an immersive journalism experience, sharing international women’s stories and perspectives.
Jonathan Kaufman, the new director of the School of Journalism in the College of Arts, Media and Design, shares how he follows the news, what journalism students should know before going on global co-op, and about the 2016 campaign course he’s teaching in the spring.
Northeastern journalism professor Alan Schroeder, an expert on televised debates, discusses what he’s looking for in Thursday night’s Republican presidential primary debate and offers tips for viewers to maximize the experience.
Jonathan Kaufman, the new director of Northeastern’s School of Journalism, holds forth on what attracted him to the university, which media organizations journalism students should follow on Twitter, and what makes the best news stories.
As part of their video news production course, three students wrote, shot, and edited a short-form piece on Clarissa Turner, a mourning mother whose 24-year-old son was killed in 2011.
Journalism student Olivia Hesslein says that working behind the scenes for two national news networks while on co-op has defined her career path. Now she wants to be a television news producer.
The collaboration will give student journalists the opportunity to produce investigative reports that will air on the TV station.
Journalists with a breadth of experience working in the Jewish media were at Northeastern on Monday night for the Morton E. Ruderman Memorial Lecture to discuss the state of Jewish media.
Two Northeastern journalism students on co-op with NBC News this spring had the opportunity to work on some of the year’s most important telecasts, including President Obama’s State of the Union address and the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
As part of a Dialogue of Civilizations program this summer, Northeastern students served as a traveling press corps in Spain where they reported on an epic soccer match, the country’s time-honored tradition of bullfighting, and a range of other stories.