Posts tagged "Chicago Reader"

My turn to be a Chicago media critic

And why not? My experience as a Chicago journalist is long and varied. It dates back to 1965 when I was hired by the late lamented Chicago Daily News, starting out on the midnight shift (before women were allowed) writing about  crime. There I also was the urban affairs reporter and assistant financial editor. When the... Read more »

You must read Daley's secret budget

If you only read one story about Mayor Richard M. Daley this year, this one is a must. It describes how Daley and his money men have maintained an off-the-books secret Finding out what’s happening inside the Kremlin was a lot easier than discovering the latest plots being hatched in Daley’s City Hal city budget,... Read more »
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