April 25: How To Cover Mass Shootings

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.

Daily Herald, Galena Gazette big winners in NINA contest

DeKALB — Regional journalists and journalism educators gathered Thursday for the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association’s annual awards banquet on the campus of Northern Illinois University. The Daily Herald won a sweepstakes award for having the most points in the daily category, and the Galena Gazette won a sweepstakes for earning the most points in the …

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Block Club: Pioneers of a New, Ad-Free Business Model

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 …

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