Medill Student Tracks Dean's Anonymous Sources Last year, the dean of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University used anonymous quotes in two articles in the alumni magazine. Medill senior David Spett found the anonymous quotes odd and went searching for the students who wrote them. He was not able to find them.
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Medill Student Tracks Dean's Anonymous Sources

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Medill Student Tracks Dean's Anonymous Sources

Medill Student Tracks Dean's Anonymous Sources

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Last year, the dean for the Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism wrote two articles in the alumni magazine praising the school's curriculum. In those articles, Dean John Lavine used quotes from anonymous students, who talked about the wonderful education they were receiving.

Medill senior and Daily Northwestern columnist David Spett found the anonymous quotes odd and went searching for the students who wrote them. He was never able to find them.

Michele Norris talks with David Spett about the column he wrote this week about trying to find those students.