Posts tagged "Rahm Emanuel"

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 »

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 »
Advertisement: