How to Be a Better Watchdog
Save the date: 7-9 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 21, 2017, Cole 100 (auditorium), NIU main campus in DeKalb
Free and open to the public.
On-campus parking is also free. No reservations or tickets are necessary, but it is a first-come, first-seated event. The auditorium has a capacity of 350 people.
Sponsors: Northern Illinois Newspaper Association, the NIU Dept. of Communication, and the Better Government Association
Speakers: Chicago attorney Matt Topic, an expert on FOIA who secured the Laquan McDonald shooting video, the release of thousands of pages of emails on the so-called “private” email account of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and other accomplishments, will headline the event.