News literacy training free to first 50 registrants

DeKALB ­­— The Mid-American Press Institute, the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association and Northern Illinois University’s Communication Department will present a news literacy seminar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center, 231 N. Annie Glidden Road.

Registration for the seminar is $25 and includes a box lunch. The fee will be waived for the first 50 journalists who register. NIU students and faculty may attend for free. Contact MPI Executive Director John Ryan at jmryan@eiu.edu for more information and to register.