North by Northwestern

North by Northwestern is a daily online news magazine at Northwestern University, started in September 2006 by students at the Medill School of Journalism. It is noted for its multimedia coverage of campus events.[citation needed] In 2008, the site was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists with eight regional Mark of Excellence Awards, one more than in 2007. It also won a national Mark of Excellence finalist for best independent Web site, and was a winner of the 2008 National Pacemaker Awards, considered the "Pulitzer Prize" of college journalism.[1] The Society of Professional Journalists awarded NBN the national Mark of Excellence award for best independent online student publication in 2010.

North by Northwestern
Type of site
OwnerNorth by Northwestern, NFP
Created byStudents
Current statusActive

In the spring of 2008, the site launched a quarterly print magazine of the same name.[2]


  1. ^ "Awards".
  2. ^ "About North by Northwestern".

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