Posts tagged "Chicago Reporter"

People With Passion: Ben Joravsky

People With Passion: Ben Joravsky
A People with Passion series Chicago journalism December 20, 2011: Ben Joravsky In this excerpt of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion series, Chicago Reader political writer Ben Joravsky discusses the challenges in writing about Chicago’s tax increment financing program, the cluelessness of Chicagoans, and the trouble with aldermen. - - - I... Read more »

People With Passion: Alden Loury

People With Passion: Alden Loury
A People With Passion series Chicago journalism September 15, 2011: Alden Loury, Chicago Reporter In the ninth installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion series, Chicago Reporter publisher Alden Loury reminisces about his love of the newsroom. - - - There is something – ‘magical’ is probably a little dramatic – but... Read more »

People With Passion: Kimbriell Kelly

People With Passion: Kimbriell Kelly
A People With Passion series Chicago journalism September 13, 2011: Kimbriell Kelly, Chicago Reporter In the seventh installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion series, Chicago Reporter editor Kimbriell Kelly talks about her introduction to journalism and why housing issues are so important to her. - - - I’ve always loved writing,... Read more »
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EOC spotlight on: Angela Caputo, Chicago Reporter

EOC spotlight on: Angela Caputo, Chicago Reporter
While preparing for interviews this week with Kimbriell Kelly and Alden Loury of the Chicago Reporter, I spent a few hours reading the Reporter‘s coverage of social and community issues in the city of Chicago — gun laws, the proximity of sex offenders to schools, and most recently the Chicago Housing Authority’s one-strike eviction policy... Read more »

EOC spotlight on: J.R. Jones, Chicago Reader

EOC spotlight on: J.R. Jones, Chicago Reader
I interviewed Chicago Reporter publisher Alden Loury this afternoon, and during our discussion he told me about some of the smaller tasks he handled during the early days of his journalism career, including work as a score-taker at the News-Gazette in Champaign. (A score-taker sat in the newsroom and fielded calls from coaches, who would... Read more »