Submitted by Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism
The Medill School of Journalism in partnership with the News Literacy Project is hosting a free event, Trust issues: How Chicago news outlets build credibility in their communities at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at McCormick Foundation Center Forum, 1870 Campus Drive in Evanston.
CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez will moderate a panel discussion with Alejandra Cancino, deputy editor of City Bureau; Jennifer Kho, executive editor of the Chicago Sun-Times and Jen Sabella, co-founder and director of strategy of Block Club Chicago
Michael Spikes, lecturer at Northwestern Medill and director of the Teach for Chicago Journalism Program, will provide an introduction about the state of public trust in the news media.
Illinois teachers can receive two Professional Development Clock Hours (also known as CPDU credits) by attending this event. If you’re a Chicago-area teacher joining in person, please see Katie Fernandez at the event to complete the paperwork. Teachers who wish to attend virtually should email email@example.com for instructions to receive credits.