Why Police, Gov Officials Should Join NINA’s April 25 Mass Shooting Discussion

We posted an article a few days ago encouraging journalists to attend the April 25 panel discussion at Northern Illinois University that will delve a little more deeply into the coverage of the February mass shooting in Aurora. But there's more to this panel discussion than just a journalist's how-to — so we're taking a …

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April 25: How To Cover Mass Shootings

At an April 25 seminar in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center at Northern Illinois University, we'll break down what journalists did well — and what we could have done better — in coverage of a mass shooting at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora.

Daily Herald, Galena Gazette big winners in NINA contest

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 …

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