Will Trump be the second coming of Brexit?
Spotlight deserved to win.
The new film spotlights a newspaper era on its way out.
I’m a junkie for newspaper dramas, from Park Row to All the President’s Men to Shattered Glass, and Spotlight promises to be a good or even a great one, with a gifted writer-director and a powerhouse cast. Thomas McCarthy—whose dramas The Station Agent (2003), The Visitor (2007), and Win Win (2011) mark him as one […]
Zero-sum thinking in the press box
Forty years later, the man behind the first gay country record teams up with a former Chicagoan to reach out to another marginalized population.
Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty was more than a play for votes.
The 1 percent solution to journalism’s woes
If Obama’s so smart, why does he want four more years?
The scatological tale of Seamus, the Romney family dog
Will a Chicago casino steal audiences from cultural events?
Oscar nominee Don Hahn documents Michael Carroll’s journey from photographing Romanian orphans to building a relief organization for them, in the documentary “Hand Held,” screening Saturday 4/2 at St. Xavier University.
Fallen journalist Patricia Smith is a National Book Award finalist for poetry.