A recent NLRB case brought by Northwestern University football players garnered attention on the sports pages, but its impact will be felt far more broadly and should improve journalists' access to employees at all private organizations, including colleges and universities.
The sudden and mysterious death of an infant is a tragedy so wrenching that the justice system faces especially intense pressure to make certain that no killing goes unpunished.
Morethan 500 emails chronicling the efforts of a Northwestern University journalismprofessor and his students to free a man serving a life sentence are notcovered under Illinois’ shield law, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Prosecutors for the Cook County state's attorney's office haveaccused students who worked on the Medill Innocence Project at NorthwesternUniversity of paying off two witnesses in a three-year investigation of themurder conviction of Anthony McKinney.
Journalism students working on the Medill Innocence Project atNorthwestern University's Medill School of Journalism are fightingsubpoenas requesting their grades, off-the-record interviews, electroniccommunications, notes, course syllabi, grading criteria for the course andreceipts for expenses that students incurred for their investigation of the caseof Anthony McKinney, who was convicted and jailed in 1978 for allegedly shootinga security guard in Harvey, Ill.