- The Media School
- IU Bloomington
Elaine Monaghan joined The Media School at IU Bloomington as a professor of practice in 2014. She teaches classes on reporting, writing, and media ethics and coordinates the news reporting and editing concentration in the Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. A former foreign correspondent for Reuters who led coverage of Northern Ireland's peace process, Monaghan served as State Department correspondent during the 9/11 attacks and covered Russia during the presidency of Boris Yeltsin. She chairs the board of IU Bloomington's Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions. Monaghan also co-leads the education program at IU's Observatory on Social Media, which is backed by a grant from the Knight Foundation. Her recent work has focused on developing a Master's in data journalism that will launch in Fall 2021 and be taught collaboratively with the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. A Scot, Elaine started out in journalism in 1993, when she joined Reuters' training program in London.