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 for more information and to register.