DePaulia named one of 30 finalists for Newspaper Pacemaker Awards

A huge congratulations goes to DePaul’s collegiate newspaper, the DePaulia, for being named one of 30 finalists for the Newspaper Pacemaker Awards. This is the first time the DePaulia has received this honor. The competition started with 155 submissions and after three judging rounds, has been narrowed been down to the 30. The winners will […]

Why freedom of information matters: Takeaways from the 2016 FOIA Fest

By Marc Filippino Describe your ideal Saturday morning. If you said digging through public records and figuring out ways to challenge police for dashboard videos, then maybe next year consider going to FOIA Fest. FOIA, an acronym for the Freedom of Information Act, is celebrating 50 years of aiding journalists, lawyers and, yes, everyday citizens […]