Our previous work abroad

Northeastern Journalism in Abroad 2017- Greece
In 2017, 18 graduate and undergraduate students from the School of Journalism at Northeastern traveled to Greece. They visited Thessaloniki and Athens, and covered stories ranging from the selling of infrastructure to relieve national debt to anarchists, protests and neo-Nazis.

Special Report: Refugee Crisis in Greece
A number of these students also worked to produce a seperate site on the refugee crisis in Greece. The articles and videos they produced shed light on the plight of asylum seekers stuck on the Greek islands, the conditions of the mainland refugee camps, and the movement to relocate refugees into apartments.

Northeastern Journalism Abroad 2015 –  Spain
In 2015, 18 students from the School of Journalism at Northeastern returned to Spain. They covered the national elections, a traditional swordmaker, the fight for Catalonian independence and the Catholic Church’s attempts to reach the country’s youth.

Northeastern Journalism Abroad 2014 – Spain

In 2014, 16 graduate and undergraduates students from the School of Journalism at Northeastern traveled to Spain. There, they covered everything from the controversial tradition of bull fighting, to the rich food traditions, the national election and housing crisis afflicting the country.


Screen Shot 2015-05-19 at 10.09.11Northeastern Journalism Abroad 2012 – Jordan

In 2012, 16 undergraduate and graduate students from the School of Journalism spent the program’s full five weeks in Jordan. There they covered the rising tensions spreading across the region, with a focus on Syrians who were streaming across the border to escape the ravaging of their government’s ruler, King Bashar al-Assad.

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Northeastern Journalism Abroad 2011 – Jordan and Turkey

In May of 2011, 19 students from Northeastern’s School of Journalism traveled to Jordan and Turkey to report and photograph for the school’s online news magazine. The students wrote about politics, culture, the economy and the arts in both countries.


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Northeastern Journalism Abroad 2009 – Egypt and Syria

In the spring of 2009, Northeastern’s School of Journalism sent 25 students abroad to Egypt, Syria and Qatar for five weeks to work as international journalists. There they covered a range of topics, including political unrest in advance of the Arab uprising, which officially started in 2010. The program garnered significant media attention both in the States and abroad.

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