The race to bring Cook County court records into the modern world
Chicago news websites unite to offer advertisers a million-page-view market
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 […]
For decades now, most of Chicago’s political independents have emerged from Hyde Park and Kenwood.
The Chicago Community Trust is scattering half a million dollars in seed money to support 12 innovative local journalism projects. It’s a new program, Community News Matters, funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation ($250,000) and the John D. and Catherine T.MacArthur Foundation ($100,000) as well as CCT; spokesperson Vivian Vahlberg says […]
A warm online welcome to the Chicago Reporter’s new Web log.
Taste of Chicago vendors have a poor history with health code violations . . . yum!
WTTW is accused of censorship, but it’s not that simple.
Deadly force and an Excel spreadsheet.
A gentle reminder to support indie media
A Chicago teacher heads to Africa on the NYT’s dime, the Maxwell Street market moves again, and more.
The year that was in Chicago, as recognized by the Lisagor awards.
John McDermott’s Little Universe