"For young people with a passion for reading and writing, a thirst for knowledge or a calling to make a difference, let me tell you what journalism is and isn’t."
Get a load of who's on the NINA board!
"You’ve all noticed there is a full-frontal attack on the legitimacy of our profession. We should be vocal in setting the record straight."
DeKALB — Regional journalists and journalism educators gathered Thursday for the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association’s annual awards banquet on the campus of Northern Illinois University. The Daily Herald won a sweepstakes award for having the most points in the daily category, and the Galena Gazette won a sweepstakes for earning the most points in the …
Is there such a thing as a dress code in journalism these days? If not, maybe there should be.
The Daily Herald is expected to convert to full employee ownership before the end of the year. How will that work? Time will tell.
“We need to serve as watchdogs and gatekeepers and eyes and ears and voices for our readers, but we also need to remind people how to talk to one another."
Think you know everything about the Open Meetings Act in Illinois? Here are a few facts that might surprise you.
By Sharon Boehlefeld, Features Editor of The Observer Many weeks ago, the Rockford Diocese held a conference conducted by and about the millennial generation. The goal, of course, was learning how to reach them in a church environment. But one of the presenters, Emily Burds, who with her husband works for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, …
Registration is open for NINA's annual banquet and awards ceremony on Oct. 18. Online registration is available. The deadline to register is Oct. 8. If you have questions, please call Shelley Hendricks at 815-753-4239 or Maria Krull at 815-753-0707. Hope to see you there!