Mick Dumke leaves Reader for Sun-Times
Has the flush toilet done more for society than the digital revolution? According to some journalists, yes.
Mike Fourcher announces he’s joining Journatic
How Sun-Times Media left the Chicago News Cooperative behind
James O’Shea announces a halt at the Chicago News Cooperative
Chicago News Cooperative is folding
Will Sun-Times Media and Chicago News Coop find synergies through new common investors?
At the Tribune, the news is whatever it reports, whenever it feels like it
Credit where credit do is a policy fitfully followed in the Chicago Tribune
Chicago news websites unite to offer advertisers a million-page-view market
Days before my review copy of James O’Shea’s The Deal From Hell came in the mail, a friend who’d read an excerpt of O’Shea’s account of the Tribune Company-Times Mirror merger and its calamitous aftermath e-mailed me to rip the author. At issue: O’Shea’s failure to be up-front about the friendship between his ex-boss Ann […]
Marty Zamora will be the first to tell you he’s a gun guy—he owns seven handguns and four rifles. He likes to shoot at a suburban range for sport, but he says that’s not the main reason he has them. “Everybody on my block has been robbed but me,” says Zamora, a longtime resident of […]
Snagging an interview with Richard M. Daley, as Chicago News Cooperative columnist James Warren did recently, is like winning a big stuffed bear at a carnival shooting gallery. It’s an exhilarating feat, but soon you realize that winning the bear is more thrilling than having it. Hizformer is clearly a deep thinker, but he’s not […]
Our interactive time line shows how Rahm became the Man on Five
The most important woman in Chicago journalism attended the landmark Chicago Journalism Town Hall in early 2009 and sat quietly in back. Few people knew she was there or who she was, but the noisy room would have gone stone silent in an instant if she’d stood and said something like, “Many of you have […]