Posts tagged "Rick Kogan"

EOC spotlight on: Rick Kogan, and the Billy Goat

EOC spotlight on: Rick Kogan, and the Billy Goat
Happy Friday Chicago media mavens! Today’s Eye On Chi spotlight flashes on our pal Rick Kogan and his 2006 ode to Billy Sianis, Sam Sianis, Mike Royko, “Cheezeborger! Cheezeborger!” those wonderfully depressing Chicago Cubs, several goats, and yes, a tavern — a tidy piece of prose called A Chicago Tavern: a Goat, a Curse, and... Read more »

Thoughts on the Interrupters: Is documentary filmmaking journalism?

Thoughts on the Interrupters: Is documentary filmmaking journalism?
I saw The Interrupters Friday at the Gene Siskel Film Center, a powerful film that I am still turning over in my head. Among the many thoughts I had while watching it was: can documentary filmmaking be considered a form of journalism? I think so… And for now, I’m not even going to attempt to answer... Read more »

People with Passion: Rick Kogan

People with Passion: Rick Kogan
A People with Passion series Chicago journalism August 4, 2011: Rick Kogan For the first interview of his new oral history series, Eye on Chi’s Jack M Silverstein sat down with the Chicago Tribune’s Rick Kogan at the Chicago Theatre before a taping of ChicagoLive!, the Tribune’s live radio program. In this discussion, Kogan tells... Read more »
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