Announcements


Notable news about The Medill Justice Project.

October 2017

October 2017

In October 2017, The Medill Justice Project spoke to Chicago-area high school students visiting the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern University.

October 2017

October 2017

In October 2017, a Washington Post and 60 Minutes investigation The Medill Justice Project contributed reporting to was published on Page One of the newspaper and aired as a segment on the newsmagazine show. The in-depth story examined Congress’ role in weakening the Drug Read the full story here.

October 2017

October 2017

In October 2017, The Medill Justice Project was named a nominee for a Chicago/Midwest Emmy in the “Outstanding Achievement for Documentary Programs – Cultural” category for our documentary about the death penalty. It is the second consecutive year MJP received a nomination for Read the full story here.

September 2017

September 2017

In September 2017, the Associated Collegiate Press named The Medill Justice Project a finalist for “Story of the Year” in the feature story category for our investigation of Steven Slutzker’s case.

September 2017

September 2017

In September 2017, The Medill Justice Project hosted Pakistani journalists sponsored through the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program and spoke with the delegation about examining miscarriages of justice.

September 2017

September 2017

In September 2017, the College Media Association named The Medill Justice Project a Pinnacle Award finalist for “Best General News Story” for our investigation of Steven Slutzker’s case and “Best News Package” and “Best Podcast” for our podcast series on William Thomas “Tommy” Zeigler’s case.

September 2017

September 2017

In September 2017, The Medill Justice Project spoke to journalism students at Evanston Township High School in Evanston, Illinois, about the work we do.

September 2017

September 2017

In September 2017, the National Council on Crime & Delinquency named The Medill Justice Project a finalist for the annual Media for a Just Society Awards in the “Youth Media” category for our examination of the Rodney Fisher case and podcast series on the William Read the full story here.

August 2017

August 2017

In August 2017, the Online News Association named The Medill Justice Project a finalist for an Online Journalism Award in the “David Teeuwen Student Journalism” category for our investigation and podcast series on the William Thomas “Tommy” Zeigler case.

August 2017

August 2017

In August 2017, The Medill Justice Project hosted African journalists sponsored through the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program and spoke with the delegation about examining miscarriages of justice.