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Hizformer sounds off

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 […]

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Think you’ve got journalism’s next big idea? Get to know Elspeth Revere, the MacArthur Foundation’s media maven

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 […]