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1 The great legacy of Christian Ogbondah
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:33, p.01
2/2/2023 Christian Ogbondah, professor of journalism and communication, retired from UNI in Spring of 2022. He received the Distinguished Scholar Award last April for the work and legacy he left at UNI. Nixson Benitez writes the history and impact of Christian Ogbondah; photo.
2 A toast to another 130 years
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023), 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.
3 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.
4 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.
5 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.
6 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.
7 Local journalism thrives in 'Storm Lake'
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:27, p.02
12/6/2021 "Storm Lake," a documentary about a family-run newspaper in Storm Lake, Iowa, was screened in the John Deere Auditorium in the Curris Business Building on 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.04
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.08
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 Executive editor bids farewell to UNI
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:54, p.1
4/29/2021 Executive Editor of the Northern Iowan, Emma'le Maas, recounts her journey to obtaining her position and the time spent at the student newspaper; photo.
11 A note from the News Editor: The NI wants YOU!
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:40, p.02
3/11/2021 A note recruiting Panthers to be a part of the Northern Iowan team.
12 Detox your news and social media feed
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:35, p.03
2/22/2021 In the author's opinion, it is better for your mental health to limit time checking the news and social media.
13 Rush Limbaugh passes, will be replaced
Montgomery--Tyler (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:35, p.03
2/22/2021 In the author's opinion, although Rush Limbaugh has passed away, another person will quickly fill his place broadcasting hate speech and conspiracy theories; photo.
14 Legaspi says farewell as CL editor
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:33, p.05
2/6/2020 Sophia Legaspi reflects on five semesters at the Northern Iowan and thanks family, friends, coworkers, and readers for their support and encouragement; photos.
15 Meghan Markle and Unethical Journalism Practices
Bennethum--Abigail (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:30, p.03
1/27/2020 In the author's opinion, the press coverage surrounding British royal Meghan Markle, especially in comparison to Kate Middleton, has been racist and unethical. Bennethum urges readers to analyze news stories critically and future journalists to report honestly.
16 NI Manager retires after 27 years
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:28, p.01
1/16/2020 After nearly 27 years of working at the Northern Iowan, Business Manager Michele Smith retired on January 14, 2020. A party was held in her honor at The Horny Toad on Main Street the same day; photos.
17 Be cautious of clickbait news
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:21, p.03
11/11/2019 In the author's opinion, it is a citizen's civic duty to be informed of current events. Horning cautions readers that companies like Buzzfeed and the Daily Mail operate as businesses, and are geared toward shock headlines to draw in readers rather than necessary information for the public like the goal of investigative journalism; photo.
18 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 Digital Media 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; photos.
19 Print news creates informed minds
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.03
9/19/2019 Horning discusses the decline of print newspapers and the rise of internet platforms. In the author's opinion, newspapers provide the highest-qualify journalism and are more valuable than other avenues of information. Free press is a Constitutional right, and college students should read articles from trustworthy news outlets to be informed; photo.
20 Digital media bubble is an issue
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:35, p.03
2/14/2019 Sam King comments on the changing landscape of the internet as well as news media and communicates his fear of the seeming monopoly on news.
21 EU articles harm free speech
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:7, p.03
9/17/2018 In the author's opinion, two proposed articles relating to the internet, news, and social media in the European Union restrict creative freedom and the free press. King explains how the articles could affect not only Europe, but the United States; photos.
22 NISG cancels NYT subscription
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:4, p.01
9/6/2018 The Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) canceled the New York Times subscription. The newspaper was previously available in Maucker Union; photo.
23 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.
24 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.
25 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
26 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.
27 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.
28 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.
29 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.
30 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.
31 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.
32 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.
33 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.
34 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.
35 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.
36 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.
37 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.
38 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.
39 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.
40 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.
41 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.
42 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.
43 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.
44 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.
45 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.
46 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.
47 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.
48 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.
49 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.
50 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.


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