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The board of directors of the Reader Institute for Community Journalism (RICJ), publishers of the Chicago Reader, has announced that Tracy Baim is stepping down as president and publisher at the end of 2022.
Writer Debbie-Marie Brown hired for this position, made possible in part by grant funding from the Field Foundation.
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CHICAGO — The Reader Institute for Community Journalism is hosting the Lawyers for Social Justice reception on Thursday, July 28, at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph, at 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., […]
At City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph, ChicagoThursday, July 28, 20225:30 – 7:30 p.m., with program at 6:00 p.m. The Reader Institute for Community Journalism highlights the intersections of law and journalism at […]
Karen Hawkins, co-publisher and editor-in-chief of the Chicago Reader, is leaving the organization to become story editor with The 19th*, an independent, national nonprofit newsroom reporting on the intersection of gender, politics, and policy
Sale documents were signed May 16, 2022, to transfer ownership of the Chicago Reader to the Reader Institute for Community Journalism, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
It is with excitement that we are able to (finally) announce that the Chicago Reader is transitioning fully to its nonprofit status under the Reader Institute for Community Journalism!
Reader co-owner Leonard C. Goodman has reportedly dropped his opposition to the newspaper’s transition to a full nonprofit.
The Chicago Reader and Injustice Watch hosted a panel discussion Tuesday about the challenges that survivors of domestic violence face navigating the Cook County court system. The event came on […]
March 3, 2022 (Vol. 51, No. 11)