Category: People with Passion

People With Passion: Sarah Spain

People With Passion: Sarah Spain
A People with Passion series Chicago journalism December 14, 2011: Sarah Spain In the 18th installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion series, ESPN personality Sarah Spain explains why she views sports as entertainment first, news second, and the truth about being “unbiased.” – – – I view sports as entertainment, not... Read more »

People With Passion: Jon Greenberg

People With Passion: Jon Greenberg
A People with Passion series Chicago journalism December 6, 2011: Jon Greenberg In the 17th installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion series, ESPN Chicago columnist Jon Greenberg discusses his path to ESPN, and why “don’t write for free” is faulty advice. – – – At what point did you know that... Read more »

People With Passion: William Lee

People With Passion: William Lee
A People with Passion series Chicago journalism October 21, 2011: William Lee In the 16th installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion series, Chicago Tribune breaking news crime reporter William Lee discusses the ways that citizens turn into killers. – – – I remember I was watching this journalism movie the other... Read more »
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People With Passion: Elaine Coorens

People With Passion: Elaine Coorens
A People with Passion series Chicago journalism November 4, 2011: Elaine Coorens In the 15th installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion series, Our Urban Times founder Elaine Coorens discusses the way advertisers still value print journalism over electronic. – – – On a weekly basis, you’ve got a group of people... Read more »

People With Passion: Jane Hirt

People With Passion: Jane Hirt
A People With Passion series Chicago journalism October 21, 2011: Jane Hirt In the 13th installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion interview series, Chicago Tribune managing editor Jane Hirt discusses her start at the Tribune on the sports desk in the early 90s. – – – I got here through sheer luck,... Read more »

People With Passion: Andrew Huff

People With Passion: Andrew Huff
A People With Passion series Chicago journalism September 19, 2011: Andrew Huff In the 12th installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion interview series, Gapers Block founder Andrew Huff discusses his vision of the Tribune, the Sun-Times, and online journalism. – – – I interviewed Alex Kotlowitz three years ago, and Alex was... Read more »
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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 »

People With Passion: Christie Hefner

People With Passion: Christie Hefner
A People With Passion series Chicago journalism September 30, 2011: Christie Hefner In the tenth installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion interview series, former Playboy CEO Christie Hefner examines the state of print journalism. – – – One of the big themes that keeps coming up in these interviews are the changes... 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 »
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People With Passion: Steve Chapman

People With Passion: Steve Chapman
A People With Passion series Chicago journalism August 17, 2011: Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune In the eighth installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion series, Chicago Tribune columnist and editorial board member Steve Chapman talks about discovering George Will, writing for the Harvard Crimson as its lone conservative, and a fortuitous phone... Read more »