Hey, the big event is tomorrow! (Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022) If you're among our guests, here are a few quick details. Location and Parking: Altgeld Hall is literally a large castle in the middle of campus. It's the only building that looks remotely like this, so it's easy to find. After 5 (except for reserved… Continue reading Here’s Where To Park, How To Pay For NINA’s 60th Anniversary Event Oct. 27
60th Anniversary Is Rallying Cry For Northern Illinois Journalism
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 3, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT: Rick Nagel at firstname.lastname@example.org or Shelley Hendricks at email@example.com (815-753-4239) The Northern Illinois University Department of Communication and the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association are rallying efforts to preserve, protect and celebrate quality journalism across Northern Illinois at a historic gathering set for Thursday, Oct. 27. The event –… Continue reading 60th Anniversary Is Rallying Cry For Northern Illinois Journalism
NINA Celebrates 60 Years of Excellence in Journalism
For six decades, Northern Illinois University and the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association have celebrated journalism and journalism education in a region that extends from Kankakee to Rockford, from Moline to Chicago and all parts in between. On Thursday, Oct. 27, you'll have the chance to join that celebration in a stylish, meaningful and important tribute… Continue reading NINA Celebrates 60 Years of Excellence in Journalism
Sure to be a new noon-time tradition
For our 60th anniversary, we're adding a few new events to our usual calendar. Starting in May, Northern Illinois Newspaper Association members will gather for free informal chats at noon over Zoom. Watch for details soon.
Powerhouse Moderator, Panelists Added To July 23 ‘Defending Journalism’ Event
Tracie Powell — the new program officer for the Racial Equity in Journalism Fund at Borealis Philanthropy — will lead and two powerhouse speakers will join the July 23 event, "Building Trust — And Defending Journalists And Journalism." Hosted by the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association in conjunction with the Chicago Headline Club, the 90-minute program… Continue reading Powerhouse Moderator, Panelists Added To July 23 ‘Defending Journalism’ Event
SAVE THE DATE: ‘Building Trust — And Defending Journalists And Journalism’
In a 90-minute Zoom panel discussion and Q&A on July 23, the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association will feature leading thinkers on measures journalists can take to build trust among their audiences, and when and how they should defend their work.
Feb. 21 Deadline! NIU Seeks Alum of The Year, Illinois Journalist of The Year
The Department of Communication at Northern Illinois University invites nominations for two of its most prestigious honors — the Donald R. Grubb Distinguished Journalism Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award and the Illinois Journalist of the Year Award. Nominations for both awards must be submitted electronically by Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 to Jason Akst (firstname.lastname@example.org). Nominations… Continue reading Feb. 21 Deadline! NIU Seeks Alum of The Year, Illinois Journalist of The Year
NINA Needs Your Feedback: 9 Questions That Can Make Us Better Journalists
The news world is an ever-changing landscape, but now — perhaps with more urgency than ever in the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association's 58-year history — the NINA board needs to keep in touch with its members and friends so that it can remain relevant. NINA does so by routinely sending out surveys to gauge what… Continue reading NINA Needs Your Feedback: 9 Questions That Can Make Us Better Journalists
NINA Sets Meeting Schedule, Looks Forward To Serving You in 2020!
EDITOR'S NOTE: This article has been updated with revised dates for the meeting schedule for 2020. The Northern Illinois Newspaper Association has set its meeting schedule for 2020, so now is as good a time as any to invite prospective board members to attend meetings and all NINA members to get active in the organization.… Continue reading NINA Sets Meeting Schedule, Looks Forward To Serving You in 2020!
Time Is Running Out: Register Now For NINA’s ‘Trusting News’ Workshop
BY JASON AKST, MA, INSTRUCTOR, NIU DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it." — George Orwell Time is running out to register for "Trusting News," a half-day seminar of strategies for news organizations to build/rebuild trust between us and the audiences we… Continue reading Time Is Running Out: Register Now For NINA’s ‘Trusting News’ Workshop