The Daily Eastern News

Journalists talk covering Yingying Zhang murder trial

Journalists talk covering Yingying Zhang murder trial

Ryan Meyer, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

Two reporters who covered the kidnapping and murder trial of University of Illinois student Yingying Zhang in 2017, Ben Zigterman of the News-Gazette and Eastern’s own journalism instructor Joe Astrouski, formerly of WAND-TV, held a discussion concerning their coverage of the kidnapping in the Dou...

Reporter explains effects of investigative journalism

Reporter explains effects of investigative journalism

Corryn Brock, News Editor

September 10, 2019

Robert Downen, a 2014 graduate of the School of Journalism, was named Journalist of the Year by Eastern’s journalism division for an ongoing series entitled “Abuse of Faith,” covering 20 years of widespread sexual abuse and misconduct among one of the largest denominations of Baptists in the U.S....

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