Medill/USA TODAY investigation of U.S. international food aid programs finds significant, entrenched problems
Release of “Whistleblowers, Leaks, and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security”
The new book, edited by Medill’s Ellen Shearer, Paul Rosenzweig and Timothy McNulty delves into the various areas of law surrounding the recent and well-known cases of NSA contractor Edward Snowden, Private First Class Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, among others.
Covering the Military, Veterans and Homeland Security: Tomorrow’s Trends and Issues
The Medill National Security Journalism Initiative hosted journalists who cover the military, homeland security or defense matters in the National Security Journalism Conference.
The invitation-only conference included a briefing at the Pentagon as well as panel presentations with top military, administration and policy experts to broaden reporter’s expertise on national security and military issues while developing new sources and story ideas.
- A Journalist’s Guide to the Globe: Michele Flournoy’s National Security Reporting Roadmap
- Things you (probably) didn’t know about the Army Reserve
- ‘Every day is Veteran’s Day’: VFW Executive Director Robert E. Wallace on the future of veterans’ health
- The stories behind the stories: Pulitzer Prize winners David Philipps and David Finkel talk shop
Book Talk With Medill Alumnus Kevin Sites
The author of “Swimming with Warlords: A Dozen-Year Journey Across the Afghan War” will speak at an Oct. 15 event sponsored by Medill National Security Zone and Medill Alumni Relations.
Seating is limited for the free event that includes food, drink and a free copy of Sites’ book.
How to prepare for an assignment abroad
Going abroad for your first international assignment can be intimidating, so Kerry Luft put together a handy guide to how to deal with being a journalist abroad.
The guide covers everything from getting your visa to staying safe. He also highlights a very important tool that all journalists should have: flexibility.
→ Continue reading our how-to guide.