Training ground

North­eastern alumna says co-​​ops pre­pared her for career suc­cess, as she leads her exec­u­tive coaching busi­ness that helps top senior man­agers hone their lead­er­ship skills

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.

3Qs: For real, or for ratings?

As real estate tycoon and TV per­son­ality Donald Trump mulls a run for the U.S. pres­i­dency, Alan Schroeder, asso­ciate pro­fessor of jour­nalism at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity and author of the book “Celebrity-​​in-​​Chief: How Show Busi­ness Took Over the White House,” dis­cusses the rela­tion­ship between celebrity and polit­ical power.

3Qs: Spring training’s magic

Pro­fessor Charles Foun­tain, whose book, “Under the March Sun,” exam­ines the spring training season, offers his insights on spring training’s sur­vival, despite the strug­gling Florida and Ari­zona economies, and the inno­cence it man­ages to maintain.

Steady climb to chief justice

Con­nec­tions made through co-​​op sparked the legal career of alumna Linda Stewart Dalianis, who was recently sworn in as chief jus­tice of the New Hamp­shire Supreme Court