Tag: Donald Trump

To the Tribune and Sun-Times: Publish editorials now demanding the president concede and resign

To the Tribune and Sun-Times: Publish editorials now demanding the president concede and resign
On August 7, 1974, and on September 15, 1998, the Chicago Tribune editorial board did something that I am still waiting for it to do in 2020: It published an editorial demanding the immediate resignation of the President of the United States....

"Unite with One Heart and One Mind" -- Barack Obama's essay on MLK Day 2009, the day before his first inauguration

"Unite with One Heart and One Mind" -- Barack Obama's essay on MLK Day 2009, the day before his first inauguration
On MLK Day 2009, the day before his first inauguration, President-elect Barack Obama published an essay in the Washington Times called "Unite with One Heart and One Mind," the title of which comes from Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address in 1801. I was in D.C. for Obama's 2009 inauguration and bought a copy of the paper, which I have saved. You can read the whole article here, but I wanted to share the images from the newspaper, which are included in the gallery. This does not tie directly to Eye On Chi's theme of Chicago journalism, but as MLK Day 2017 comes four days before the inauguration of this country's most embarrassing president-elect in at least 96 years (shoutout to Warren G. Harding), I thought it appropriate to look back at this essay for three reasons...

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 »
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