Posts tagged "Chicago News Cooperative"

People With Passion: Chris Cascarano

People With Passion: Chris Cascarano
A People With Passion series Chicago journalism September 21, 2011: Chris Cascarano In the 11th installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion interview series, Chicago News Cooperative videographer Chris Cascarano discusses his career path to the CNC. - - - I spent a long stint in New York just working jobs. Just doing... Read more »

EOC spotlight on: Rebecca Vevea, Chicago News Cooperative

EOC spotlight on: Rebecca Vevea, Chicago News Cooperative
Want to understand all things education in Chicago, from the showdown between the teachers union and CPS to new health standards? Look no further than the work of reporter Rebecca Vevea at the Chicago News Cooperative. Vevea is building a dynamite archive on Chicago schooling issues, as CNC continues its mission of social journalism. Here... Read more »

People with Passion: Mick Dumke

People with Passion: Mick Dumke
A People with Passion series Chicago journalism August 15, 2011: Mick Dumke If you have lived in Chicago for more than six months, it’s possible you don’t know Mick Dumke’s name, but you probably know his work. Along with fellow reporter Ben Joravsky, Dumke was instrumental in guiding Chicago into awareness of our shady tax increment... Read more »
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Monday morning Chicago news: What stories matter to you?

Monday morning Chicago news: What stories matter to you?
A quick scan of the website home pages of our city’s most respected news sources show their differences in approach to news coverage. As of 9 a.m., the Tribune is leading with a national story about a 2% drop in the Dow, followed by an interactive census map that shows Latino children “on rise in Cook County,” followed by reports on... Read more »

Chicago front page nourishment: What are we getting?

Chicago front page nourishment: What are we getting?
A newspaper should provide pertinent information about the community it covers, facts and stories that will give its readers a complete understanding of the processes and events that shape their lives. It should, in short, provide nourishment for the mind. And along with nourishment, a print newspaper — at least for me — always provided... Read more »