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The board of directors of the Reader Institute for Community Journalism (RICJ), publishers of the Chicago Reader, has announced that Tracy Baim is stepping down as president and publisher at the end of 2022.
Sale documents were signed May 16, 2022, to transfer ownership of the Chicago Reader to the Reader Institute for Community Journalism, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Photos from the Reader editorial union’s rally on April 21, 2022.
Staffers picketed Reader co-owner Leonard C. Goodman’s Lakeview home in support of the city’s oldest free alt-weekly.
It is with excitement that we are able to (finally) announce that the Chicago Reader is transitioning fully to its nonprofit status under the Reader Institute for Community Journalism!
Reader co-owner Leonard C. Goodman has reportedly dropped his opposition to the newspaper’s transition to a full nonprofit.
The battle is only a fraction of the art—to experience breaking is also to experience a dance and a community which exists to itself and for itself, yet which holds hope and promise for anyone willing to watch, learn, and practice.
Winners were announced in the March 3, 2022 special issue: Best of Chicago 2021 chicagoreader.com/best.
The Chicago Independent Media Alliance, a project of the Chicago Reader, is a partnership of independent, local, and community-driven media entities coming together in the spirit of collaboration, especially on creating new revenue.
Are pigeons beautiful? Katie Prout thinks they might be, but she rarely stops to look.
“Saba’s releases are such special moments for Chicago and the west side,” Reader contributor Tara C. Mahadevan posted to Twitter this week. His previous album, 2018’s Care for Me, claimed […]
When we first started planning this special winter arts issue, there was reason for cautious optimism about live performances. But as December turned to January and the Omicron surge hit, […]
Our cover this week was born out of a sense of uncertainty, something most of us have been feeling for about 22 months now.
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