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1 A toast to another 130 years
Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021), Meyers--Trevor (Student-2021)
Northern Iowan 119:21, p.02
11/7/2022 Northern Iowan's Executive Editor Nixson Benitez writes an article about the events that will be held for the anniversary. He also explains and interviews fellow colleagues to answer the question of why journalism and newspapers are important in todays society; photo.
2 Former staff looks back at time with NI
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021), Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 119:21, p.03
11/7/2022 Sara Qualley (UNI graduate of 2021) and Jacob Madden (UNI graduate of 2019) reflect on their time as students working for Northern Iowan; photo.
3 Letter from former NI sports writer
Dengler--Sean Henry (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 119:21, p.10
11/7/2022 Sean Dengler writes about his memories as a sports writer for Northern Iowan in the mid 2010s.
4 Letters from the editors
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020), Kirkpatrick--Kevin (Class of 2008)
Northern Iowan 119:21, p.08
11/7/2022 Gabby Leitner and Kevin Kirkpatrick share their memories of their time as former executive editors for Northern Iowan; photo.
5 Northern Iowan writer of the month
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 119:18, p.05
10/27/2022 Caden Shea wins Northern Iowan (NI) writer of the month for October 2022. Shea is a junior from Galva, IA and loves the experience that NI has given them to explore the world of journalism; photo.
6 Legaspi says farewell as CL editor
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:33, p.05
2/6/2022 Sophia Legaspi, Campus Life Editor reflects on her time at UNI and her position for the Northern Iowan. She thanks those that influenced her and gives insight to what inspires her; photo.
7 Local journalism thrives in 'Storm Lake'
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:27, p.2
12/6/2021 "Storm Lake", a documentary about a family-run newspaper in Storm Lake, Iowa, was screened in the John Deere Auditorium in Curris Thursday. A member of the newspaper, Tom Cullen, participated in a Q&A after the documentary; photo.
8 Bienvenida a la nueva editora de la Campus Life
Crow--Catherine (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:7, p.4
9/20/2021 Campus life editor Katie Crow introduced herself to the readers in Spanish. She discussed her interests in journalism and photography; photo. Read in English and see photo on page 8.
9 New campus life editor greets readers
Crow--Catherine (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:7, p.8
9/20/2021 Campus life editor Katie Crow introduced herself to the readers. She discussed her interests in journalism and photography; photo. Read in Spanish and see photo on page 4.
10 Meghan Markle and Unethical Journalism Practices
Bennethum--Abigail (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:30, p.03
1/27/2020 Abigail Bennethum writes about the double standards for British Royals, comparing Kate Middleton's pregnancy to Meghan Markle as well as insensitive racial remarks. Bennet hum claims not to be an expert on the topics but is an avid reader of various tabloids and twitter threads. Bennethum leaves readers with the intent to change media to be less biased.
11 Be cautious of clickbait news
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:21, p.03
11/11/2019 Opinion Columnist Colin Horning discusses how companies like Buzzfeed or Daily Mail operate as businesses rather than news outlets; photo.
12 Fast Forward trains in digital media
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.04
10/28/2019 UNI's digital media program hosted its 15th annual Fast Forward workshop on October 25th. College and high school students from across the state heard from nearly 30 industry experts, including keynote speaker and UNI alum, Ben Hagarty.
13 Renowned sports journalist visits UNI
Deering--Koree (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:32, p.01
1/29/2018 Former sports journalist Bob Ryan visited UNI as part of the Hearst Lecture Series. He discussed his career, and had the audience to ask him questions afterward; photo.
14 Executive editor welcomes readers back
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013), Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.5
8/24/2017 Northern Iowan editor Clinton Olsasky welcomes new students and returning students to the Northern Iowan. He explains why he feels the Northern Iowan, and journalism, is important and why students should care about it; photo.
15 Criticizing the media is 'in,' but accountability is out
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.4
11/5/2015 Northern Iowan Editor Nick Fisher discusses "Gotcha Journalism" and its effect on modern day politics; photo
16 Letter from the editor
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 23
5/1/2014 Amber Rose, editor of the Northern Iowan for the 2014-2015 school year, introduces herself. She welcomes new students and explains the purpose of the Northern Iowan.
17 The slow death of print media
Parrott--Megan (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:32, p.9
2/3/2009 Concern expressed about the future of print media. The intent of the newspaper industry is to inform the public of activities that affect their lives.
18 Worldly news
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:28, p.5
1/16/2009 Objectivity in news reporting is difficult to achieve due to choices in sources or subtle bias made by the choice of events to cover. Students urged to examine more than one source of news.
19 How to become an opinion columnist
McAnally--Michael James (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.8
11/13/2007 Offers seven humorous steps to becoming an opinion columnist.
20 Meet Benjamin J. Allen, president of the University of Northern Iowa
Northern Iowa Today 90:2, p.00
7/1/2006 Discusses Allen's experiences as a first generation college student, family history, high school activities and interests leading up to college. Involvement in Vietnam war, influence of his mother, advisers, and quotes with his initial experiences as the president of UNI; photo.
21 Controversial cartoons test freedom of speech
Kalvig--Lindsay (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 102:42, p.1
3/3/2006 Several students and faculty members offer their views on the publication of cartoons which Muslims find offensive; photo.
22 SPJ offers students opportunity to advance
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:27, p.1
12/7/2004 The Society of Professional Journalists has been revived on the UNI campus.
23 Terrifying techniques on terrorism coverage
Crane--Ryan P. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:4, p.5
9/10/2004 Takes issue with how government leaders are conducting the war on terror and also with how the media portrays 'experts' in its coverage.
24 The Legacy guilty of not checking facts; false accusations
Wigim--Marcus R. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:53, p.6
4/23/2004 Believes The Legacy should have taken more steps to ensure the accuracy of its content and not become a "misery merchant" for race relations.
25 The Legacy apologizes for false statements against the NI
Plank--Joshua L. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:52, p.9
4/20/2004 The editor and publisher of The Legacy apologize for false statements made in an article questioning the Northern Iowan's hiring practices.
26 UNI professor co-authors first-ever global index on media bribery
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/22/2003 Dean Kruckeberg and Katerina Tsetsura publish work outlining practice of bribing journalists to receive coverage.
27 Electronic media students receive Iowa Broadcast News Association Awards
Public Relations News Release 2002:529, p.1
5/12/2003 Eric Braley and Brian Jansen receive awards for efforts in electronic news media; other award winners are listed.
28 Arnett's trash got him canned
Northern Iowan 99:48, p.7
4/8/2003 Believe journalists need to maintain their objectivity when reporting the news.
29 Journalism becoming a major consideration
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 99:35, p.1
2/11/2003 Department of Communication Studies is considering adding a journalism major to their curriculum.
30 Media miscues
Northern Iowan 99:17, p.7
10/29/2002 Believes that readers must realize the difference between a news story and an opinion column.
31 Journalism Club starts fifth year of discipline, ethics
Green--Nathan R. (Classes of 2002 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 97:43, p.15
3/6/2001 Students minoring in journalism are invited to join the Society of Professional Journalists.
32 Journalism in the modern world
Deibler--Molly (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 94:13, p.1
10/14/1997 Bob Levy presents address on journalistic ethics; photo.
33 In pursuit of responsible journalism?
Public Relations News Release 1997:57, p.1
10/2/1997 Bob Levey, a columnist for the Washington Post, will speak October 9 on the role of responsible journalism.
34 Recreating the news--trend or ratings ploy?
Public Relations News Release 1989:459, p.1
3/7/1990 Professor Barbara Lounsberry discusses the recreation of major news events by television networks. She speaks on the misleading nature of news recreations, and predicts their continued use in the future.
35 Financial 'villain' causes cuts; lack of funding
Huebner--Kimberly Jo (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 86:34, p.1
2/2/1990 Five journalism courses dropped due to lack of funds and lack of qualified faculty.
36 Top awards in district communications recognition program again go to University of Northern Iowa's Office of Public Relations
Public Relations News Release 1989:361, p.1
1/25/1990 The Council for Advancement and Support of Education awards the Office of Public Relations with the Exceptional Achievement Award, as well as two awards of merit. Awards were received for exceptional electronic media.
37 The decade of the '80s--top 10 stories
Public Relations News Release 1989:316, p.1
12/21/1989 Professor Tom Ryan recounts the top news stories of the decade. Stories include increased U. S. involvement in Central American affairs, as well as the presidency of Ronald Reagan.
38 Top 10 national stories that made the news in '89
Public Relations News Release 1989:316, p.1
12/21/1989 Professor Tom Ryan lists the top national news stories of the year. Stories include the Supreme Court's decision on abortion, the war on drugs, and developments in the Soviet Union.
39 Top five Iowa stories that made the news in '89
Public Relations News Release 1989:316, p.1
12/21/1989 A Sioux City airliner crash and Iowa gambling problems make headline news.
40 Panther broadcast aired on cable TV
Gerlach--Allison M. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 86:11, p.6
10/10/1989 Broadcast journalism students put together daily news show.
41 Waterloo Courier editors to instruct journalism classes
Northern Iowan 85:2, p.4
8/30/1988 Saul Shapiro and Dan Dundon will teach; Department of English still seeking regular staff members; photo.
42 Courier editors to lead fall journalism classes
Nielsen--Kris (Student--1988)
Northern Iowan 84:66, p.1
7/22/1988 Saul Shapiro and Dan Dundon will teach.
43 Tom Pettit to receive honorary degree from University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:388, p.1
4/21/1988 The Board of Regents approves the granting of the Doctor of Humane Letters degree to NBC correspondent, Tom Petitt, at the spring commencement ceremonies. Pettit has been the recipient of the Alumni Achievement Award, and several awards in his field.
44 How deep should journalists dig to get "dirt" on candidates?
Public Relations News Release 1987:305, p.1
3/10/1988 Professor Bill Kunerth visits to discuss the limitations of journalism when researching presidential candidates.
45 Journalism scholarships available
Northern Iowan 84:34, p.5
2/2/1988 Pettit Scholarships available.
46 University of Northern Iowa to offer two Tom Pettit scholarships to journalism students
Public Relations News Release 1987:241, p.1
2/1/1988 NBC's Tom Pettit offers two two-hundred dollar scholarships to students of journalism. Previous recipients of the awards include Andrea Zhiss, Rodney Reicks, Elizabeth Bingham, Lynn Olson, Katherine Thompson, and Linda Balk.
47 Register staff writer to teach journalism course at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:201, p.1
1/13/1988 The Des Moines Registers' Jack Hovelson instructs a course on journalism and news writing.
48 UNI names Petitt Journalism Scholarship recipients
Public Relations News Release 1987:306, p.1
4/7/1987 The Department of English Language and Literature names Rodney Reicks and Andrew Zhiss the recipients of the Tom Pettit scholarships. The students were recognized for their academic accomplishments and participation in journalism.
49 Political reporter to discuss 'Politics and the Press' Thursday (Feb. 12) at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:210, p.1
2/9/1987 David Yepsen of the Des Moines Register appeared in Maucker Union to discuss the media's relationship with politics. The event was sponsored by the Political Science Club.
50 Applications now available for UNI Pettit scholarships in journalism
Public Relations News Release 1987:202, p.1
2/4/1987 Students planning a career in communications with a journalism minor begin applying for two-hundred dollar Pettit scholarships. Applicants require six hours of credit in journalism, and must submit samples of their work.


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