Future Funding for Journalists

A $100,000 donation from the Marajen Stevick Foundation in honor of former News-Gazette Publisher John Foreman will fund internships for young journalists at the University of Illinois.

The not-for-profit foundation has endowed the John R. Foreman Fund at the UI College of Media to support paid summer internships for journalism students.

The fund recognizes Foreman's "outstanding service" to The New-Gazette, the community and the profession of journalism, according to current Publisher and CEO John Reed.

09 Nov
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A Minute With...Journalism Professor Alecia Swasy

Alecia Swasy

How has Twitter changed news covereage?

22 Oct
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Active Aging: Journalism prof 'enjoying what I'm doing'

Leon Dash

Leon Dash. Even his name implies there's no slowing down for this guy.

Read The News-Gazette story.

05 Oct
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THE LONG JOURNEY HOME: THE STORY OF LATINO MIGRATION INTO CENTRAL ILLINOIS

Brant Houston

Join us for the second installment of our Latino Americans: 500 Years of History series, “The Long Journey Home.” This panel discussion will trace the past, present, and future of Latino migration in central Illinois by highlighting oral histories and contemporary investigative reporting on migrant worker camps.

16 Sep
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