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 the heels of an investigation that the two journalism organizations published in January that highlighted allegations of misogyny against the former presiding judge of the […]
Reader co-publisher Karen Hawkins, former Reader reporter John Conroy, Aislinn Pulley, co-executive director of the Chicago Torture Justice Center, and Mark Clements, an activist and police torture survivor discussed the role of journalism in uncovering police violence.
The exhibition is open to the public Tuesday – Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM and on display in the Newberry’s Hanson Gallery through Saturday, March 5, 2022.
The results are in . . . This summer we hosted a button design contest, in partnership with Busy Beaver Button Co., celebrating five decades of the Reader being Chicago’s go-to alternative media source. Here are the winning designs chosen by the Reader community to be a part of our 50th anniversary button pack. Thanks […]
Show your support for local, independent media by joining us for our Fall 2021 House Parties as we celebrate 50 years! House Parties are part of the Chicago Reader‘s 50th Anniversary celebration. Proceeds will go toward the Reader‘s Century Fund which aims to ensure another 50 years of groundbreaking, award-winning, culture-defining journalism and reporting as […]
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Join the Chicago Reader on July 16 for the launch of Chicago Pop Stars, Hardcore Heroes, and House Legends: 10 Years of Chicago Reader Music Features by Leor Galil. Celebrate Leor’s debut book with interviews and performances by Kaina, Pivot Gang and the John Walt Foundation, Mike Kinsella of American Football, and Alderman Andre Vasquez. […]
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GET TICKETS → GET TICKETS → Best of Chicago, the Reader‘s biggest issue of the year, came out November 7. Find out who won! Then come celebrate with us on November 19! Best of Chicago 2019 online | Find a print copy | Download the Best of Chicago print edition as a PDF