Announcements


Notable news about The Medill Justice Project.

May 2018

May 2018

In May 2018, The Medill Justice Project won two Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism for our multimedia investigation of the Ahmad Adisa case and for MJP-TV, a weekly interview-style television program that discusses local, national and international criminal justice issues. The Chicago Headline Club, one of Read the full story here.

May 2018

May 2018

In May 2018, The Medill Justice Project won Silver for “Best Investigative Story or Series” in the Milwaukee Press Club’s Excellence in Journalism Awards for our investigation of the Ken Hudson case. MJP partnered with the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.

April 2018

April 2018

In April 2018, The Medill Justice Project won three Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association. Our video on Jenni Del Prete and her son Draven won in the “Feature Reporting” category, our video about the detention camp in Read the full story here.

April 2018

April 2018

In April 2018, The Medill Justice Project gave a talk at the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association Spring National High School Journalism Convention in San Francisco about its work.

April 2018

April 2018

In April 2018, the Chicago Headline Club named The Medill Justice Project a finalist for six Peter Lisagor Awards. The Lisagor awards, which are open to professional journalists in Illinois and parts of Indiana, honor superior contributions to journalism. MJP is being recognized for our reporting, Read the full story here.

April 2018

April 2018

In April 2018, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association named MJP students the recipient of several Gold Circle Awards. MJP won first place for our investigation of the Ysole Krol case in the in-depth news/feature story category. MJP also won first place for our investigation of the Read the full story here.

March 2018

March 2018

In March 2018, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association awarded The Medill Justice Project with a Silver Crown Award. Crown Awards are “the highest recognition given by the CSPA to a student print or digital medium for overall excellence.”

March 2018

March 2018

In March 2018, The Medill Justice Project placed in the regional SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards in “Online News Reporting” for our investigations of injustices and potentially wrongful convictions. MJP is also a finalist in “Feature Photography” for our photo essay on Jennifer Del Prete Read the full story here.

March 2018

March 2018

In March 2018, the Milwaukee Press Club named The Medill Justice Project and the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism as finalists for their Excellence in Journalism Awards. We were nominated for “Best Investigative Story or Series” for our investigation of the Ken Hudson case.

March 2018

March 2018

In March 2018, The Medill Justice Project conducted a session at the College Media Association’s Spring National College Media Convention in New York on how to create your own journalism-based justice project.