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.
Jeff Howe, an assistant professor of journalism, discussed his 12,000-word investigative report on the 2011 massacre of more than a dozen Chinese sailors as well as the future of long-form journalism at a campus lecture on Tuesday.
Northeastern alumnus Kenneth Scola was working at The Boston Globe on his first co-op the day President John F. Kennedy was shot. It was an experience he said he will never forget.
Senior Anthony Gulizia is a member of The Boston Globe’s coverage staff for the World Series, which began Wednesday night at Fenway Park.
While newspapers folded, Internet news sites rushed to fill the information void, says assistant professor Dan Kennedy, whose new book explores the ecosystem of online journalism.
At the Education Writers Association conference this weekend, President Joseph E. Aoun described a fundamental change facing higher education today: who the system’s learners really are.