FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 27, 2021Contact: Tracy Baim: email@example.com The Chicago Reader, a fearless, innovative, and nationally respected media voice in Chicago since 1971, is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a variety of exhibitions, events, and projects. The Chicago Reader’s first issue was October 1, 1971. It is believed to be the nation’s first free newsweekly. […]
The new Reader Institute for Community Journalism, Inc. (RICJ) has received 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the Internal Revenue Service. On January 1, 2021, RICJ will take over the Chicago Reader newspaper from its current owners.
Precipitous ad revenue drops seen across the industry from COVID-19 contributed to the decision
Reader Recipes features 80 recipes edited by longtime Reader food critic and senior writer Mike Sula and Reader coeditor-in-chief Karen Hawkins.
43 independent Chicago media outlets have joined forces to raise funds in a monthlong campaign in May. The for-profit and nonprofit organizations represent a wide cross-section of authentic community media in the city and nearby suburbs. Give at savechicagomedia.org.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Updated November 14, 2019) CHICAGO—The Chicago Reader, the city’s alternative weekly since 1971, will announce its annual Best of Chicago Awards in the November 7, 2019, edition. More than 30,000 people voted in more than 300 categories during two rounds of voting. Winners will be presented with their Best of Chicago store […]
LGBTQ leaders joined by candidate Marianne Williamson
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wed., Oct 9, 2019 Press contact: Kristen Kaza Chicago Reader Director of Public Engagement firstname.lastname@example.org Yes We Cann: Cannabis market and symposium The Reader, MOCA & Emporium’s joint effort takes place October 19 at Emporium Logan CHICAGO – The Chicago Reader, MOCA modern cannabis dispensary, and Emporium Arcade Bar have joined together […]