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RETRACTED: Editorial: Freedom of the press must be protected

RETRACTED: Editorial: Freedom of the press must be protected

October 24, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Dear readers, It has come to our attention that one member of our staff plagiarized material published in this editorial. In accordance with our constitution, we are retracting this post and the person involved has been removed from staff. Integrity, truth and transparency are all values we take v...

Society of Professional Journalists chapter opens at Northeastern

Society of Professional Journalists chapter opens at Northeastern

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Journalism students looking for professional resources and connections can now join the new Northeastern chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Northeastern’s chapter is one of three in Boston for the Society of Professional Journalists, or SPJ, which ...

New film looks at Pentagon Papers

New film looks at Pentagon Papers

Paxtyn Merten

November 29, 2017


Filed under Campus

Some may look at “The Post” and ask why a movie about the Pentagon Papers focuses on The Washington Post when the story began with The New York Times. A panel of former Post and Boston Globe editors spoke to this and dove into the monumental 1971 controversy at Northeastern University Tuesday. Former P...

“Fake Blog”: Old media must adapt

“Fake Blog”: Old media must adapt

February 27, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

  By Joe Buza, political columnist President Donald J. Trump recently changed his rating of CNN from “fake news” to “very fake news.” This isn’t fascism. CNN has been notably biased over the course of the election, and now that they have lost their campaign, it doesn’t appear th...

The Future is Female: Why I marched in Boston

Hannah Bernstein

January 26, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

I participated in the Women’s March in Boston this weekend, and I am still a journalist. Given how strict other news organizations such as The New York Times or National Public Radio are about their reporters joining protests or political demonstrations, this would seem to be a violation of etique...

Column: Learning what it’s like to be a scientist

Column: Learning what it’s like to be a scientist

October 13, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Gwen Schanker, editorial columnist As a double major in journalism and biology, I have exposure to many different types of Northeastern courses that can essentially be broken down into two categories: Paper-oriented, deep-thinking, comfort-zone-expanding journalism classes and conceptual, complex biolo...

Baron urges media to adapt to change

Baron urges media to adapt to change

April 6, 2016


Filed under Campus

By James Duffy, deputy sports editor Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun welcomed Pulitzer Prize-winning editor Marty Baron to the East Village penthouse last Thursday, March 31, to discuss the future of media for the third installment of the Presidential Speaker Series. Baron, currently executive ...

Media Innovation program launches digital story hub

Media Innovation program launches digital story hub

February 25, 2016


Filed under Campus

By Sarah Keneipp, news correspondent “As journalists, we get to reinvent journalism,” said Media Innovation program coordinator Jeff Howe. Ochre, a visual storytelling platform, was introduced to Northeastern University in early February, allowing journalists to weave together animation, design and sound to cr...

Review: “Spotlight” seeks truth in realistic style

Review: “Spotlight” seeks truth in realistic style

November 4, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

By Isaac Feldberg, news correspondent “Spotlight” is an electrifying procedural about the painstaking minutiae of investigation, bolstered by its appropriately restrained direction and wonderfully lean script. Set mostly in 2001, the film centers on The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team, a four-per...

Column: The Power of Aggregation

Column: The Power of Aggregation

October 21, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Gwen Schanker, Editorial Columnist  Last week, I discussed aggregation in my journalism ethics class. Aggregators collect journalistic information, either from an individual or group of sources, and repurpose that material in a different form. There are several different types of aggregation: Google N...

Column: Improving scientific writing

Column: Improving scientific writing

September 23, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Gwen Schanker, Editorial Columnist I am an aspiring science journalist. I want to spend my time communicating science to the public in a cohesive and interesting way, and I’m intrigued by the challenges that role poses. Science writing has an interesting place in journalism because of its unique...

Editorial: Room for improvement

October 24, 2013


Filed under Opinion

With a proposed plan to merge several of its academic programs, the Northeastern administration has been flaunting an initiative based on efficiency. In essence, the administration feels that by linking different schools together, namely the school of journalism with communications and the theater and ...

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