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Journalism’s Paul Mihailidis Comments on Daily Northwestern’s Jeff Sessions Coverage Controversy

Paul Mihailidis, associate professor of Journalism, weighed in on The Daily Northwestern‘s coverage of Jeff Session’s visit to the Northwestern campus and apology last week, which has raised much debate over journalistic practices.

I’m empowered to think about the focus of how journalists [ethically] reflect marginalized communities, and how do we report in a time of heightened polarization, fracturing of trust and technologies that favor moral outrage over nuanced dialogue.

Read more about the controversy in Newsweek.