Announcements


Notable news about The Medill Justice Project.

December 2017

December 2017

In December 2017, for the second consecutive year, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association named The Medill Justice Project a finalist for its Crown Awards, which honor top student publications.

November 2017

November 2017

In November 2017, The Medill Justice Project spoke at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Johannesburg. This conference is the world’s largest gathering of investigative reporters.

November 2017

November 2017

In November 2017, The Medill Justice Project gave a talk at the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association Fall National High School Journalism Convention in Dallas on MJP’s work.

November 2017

November 2017

In November 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.

November 2017

November 2017

In November 2017, The Medill Justice Project hosted elected members of the Swedish Parliament and spoke with the delegation about examining miscarriages of justice.

October 2017

October 2017

In October 2017, The Medill Justice Project won third place in the Associated Collegiate Press’ “Story of the Year” feature category for our investigation of the Steven Slutzker case. The Associated Collegiate Press’ awards honor the best in college journalism from across the country.

October 2017

October 2017

In October 2017, The Medill Justice Project won first place in the College Media Association’s Pinnacle Awards in “Best News Package” for our podcast series on William Thomas “Tommy” Zeigler’s case and in “Best General News Story” for our investigation of Steven Slutzker’s case. The Read the full story here.

October 2017

October 2017

In October 2017, The Medill Justice Project received two EPPY Awards from Editor & Publisher. Our video about the detention camp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, won in the “Best News or Event Feature Video” category, and our podcast about a Michigan shaken-baby syndrome Read the full story here.

October 2017

October 2017

In October 2017, The Medill Justice Project conducted a session at the Associated Collegiate Press/College Media Association National College Media Convention in Dallas on how to create a journalism justice project at other universities.

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.