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Chicago Weekly Aims to Cover Hyde Park

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Mike Doyle

Since 2005 scribe of the local blog, Chicago Carless. I invite you to visit.

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As major Chicago media increasingly search for inroads into community news on the Internet, some existing sites are doing a good job of covering neighborhood-level news all on their own, especially on the South Side.  One of the them is the Southwest Observer, which I told you about back in October. Another such great, granular news site is the University of Chicago-based Chicago Weekly--an alternative weekly taking on the responsibility of keeping the Presidential first-neighborhood informed.

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Depaul Copenhagen Climate Blog a Copout

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Mike Doyle

Since 2005 scribe of the local blog, Chicago Carless. I invite you to visit.

COP-15A class of Depaul University students spent two weeks in December blogging the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference (aka COP-15.) The students, under the tutelage of associate public policy professor Hugh Bartling, attempted to explore the dangers of a warming climate--and the politics behind finding a fix. Unfortunately, they spent much of the conference locked out of it.

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