Source:2199Marcelo Rochabrun, Craig Flournoy, Camri Nelson, Dan Kane, Michael Lindenberger
Affiliation:ProPublica, University of Cincinnati, The News & Observer, The Dallas Morning News
Investigative Journalists working for campus publications can't escape the consequences of their reporting. Often, they're writing about friends, classmates and professors. They - the best ones, anyway -- often challenge core beliefs and deep traditions that permeate their campus. Come hear how young journalists took on the privileged world of private campus dining clubs at Princeton and, at Cincinnati, revealed just how much big-time college football relies on fees wrenched out of already hard-pressed students' pocketbooks. How did they source the stories? Find the data? Did j-school faculty help or hinder? If they needed allies, where did they find them?