Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting fills rural watchdog role

By Debbie-Marie Brown and Saeed Ba Abdullah Medill Reports CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, meatpacking plants across the Midwest have been hotspots for the spread of the coronavirus among their workers. According to the Midwest Center of Investigative Reporting — which began tracking these cases in April 2020 — the number of […]

Windy City Update – Episode 6

By Rodricka Taylor Medill Reports Windy City Update is a twice-weekly newscast bringing Chicagoans news from their neighborhoods.