Sloup Gets The RHINO

“No one ever remembers the Rhino story.” — Lonny Cain, longtime NINA board member, former managing editor of The Times, Ottawa, IL “I thought I had the Rhino won back in '97, but the board gave it to Sammy Sosa, I think.” — John Etheredge, NINA Board member, Kendall County Now “Clearly us old-timers need …

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Charting our course for the next 50 years

By Jason Schaumburg | NINA President Welcome to the 50th anniversary of the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association. I have the tremendous honor of serving as president of NINA during this landmark year. We started Dec. 1, 1962, as the Northern Illinois Editorial Association. In 1974, the name changed to the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association. While …

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Mistakes were made: What we’re seeing in future journalists

By Jason Akst |  I get many opportunities to glimpse what college journalism students think about, so I like to think one of my “other duties as assigned” is to be a Catcher-in-the-Rye kind of kind of guy. It’s one thing to teach news writing, but quite another to alert tomorrow’s journalists about cliffs they …

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