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.
The Daily Herald is expected to convert to full employee ownership before the end of the year. How will that work? Time will tell.
One of the Chicago Tribune's top columnist brings her balancing act to the NINA fall awards extravaganza.
John Withnal Bailey, Elijah Lovejoy, Minnie Potter, Col. Robert McCormick and NINA's own Roger Ruthhart. Welcome to the Lincoln League.
BY JIM FULLER, Daily Herald Senior Writer and NINA Board Vice President It's exciting to be on the innovative track for the future of our industry." — Shamus Toomey The sudden closure of DNAinfo last November may become the best "worst thing" that ever happened to the founding members of the new Block Club Chicago …
BY ROGER RUTHHART “In a time when journalism has come under so much fire in our country, it was so great to see so many enthusiastic, passionate students who understand the importance of quality journalism to our society.”
The Chicago Tribune's parent company agreed May 6 to recognize unions to represent journalists in negotiations at its Chicago-area publications, according to stories posted in NPR and other publications. Here's the Chicago Tribune Guild's essay, as published on the guild's website.
Tribune employees announced on April 11 they are trying to unionize. What do you think? Good news, bad news or indifferent? Here's a quick summary of how the Chicago Tribune Guild came to be.
BY TAMMIE SLOUP, NINA PRESIDENT — This year's board is off and running and there are some exciting things (five, in fact) in store for NINA members this year!
By KATHY BALCAZAR - firstname.lastname@example.org Newsroom employees will be making some meaningful visits to classrooms throughout Northern Illinois in February — and we're asking you to take part. We're dubbing the second stanza of 2018 "Journalist Drop-In Month." During that month, NINA is asking news editors, desk editors, photographers and reporters to drop by classrooms …