Statue of pioneer African-American woman reporter points to ‘future of equality’

WASHINGTON – Last month, the Newseum unveiled a statue of Alice Allison Dunnigan, the first African-American woman to receive press credentials to cover the White House. A few days later, Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi published an article entitled “The…

Turkey’s star investigative reporter imprisoned for second time

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By ANDREW DUNN Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Just months after returning…

The Undefeated staff: Let athletes be political, because they’re people, too

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – The rise of the 24-hour, instant news cycle has given sports figures, like other celebrities, unprecedented power to comment on current events. Now more than ever, people are looking to athletes to weigh in on the…

Oh the Places You’ll Go… with CNS

CNS reporters are going places. Literally.

Disgraced Journalist Jayson Blair Apologizes for Plagiarism that “Damaged the Profession”

Disgraced journalist tells students and faculty at Maryland that what he did “kills me personally.”

Journalists Advocate for Extension of Reporter’s Shield Law to Protect Against Out-of-State Subpoenas

Law Gives Absolute Privilege to Withhold Sources’ Identities

Baltimore Nighthawks Women’s Football Team Tackles Stereotypes

Football is traditionally viewed as a man’s game. The Baltimore Nighthawks, the city’s professional football team for women, are challenging that stereotype.

Maryland Minute Update: Nov 8, 2013

CNS Reporter Ben Oldach fills you in about a new shock trauma building in Baltimore, a push from Gov. Martin O’Malley and a story that shows how inmates are helping wounded veterans.

Journalism Colleges Should Emulate Teaching Hospitals, Study Says

Media companies, struggling in a time of economic uncertainty, are increasingly relying on students to plug information gaps for the public, according to a new report released Friday at Journalism Interactive.