Let’s pit reefer vs. gambling to see which is worse.
WBEZ and WTTW both had more-successful-than-expected drives this year.
Americans can agree on this much: we messed up.
ProPublica has chosen an editor to build its new Chicago operation—Louise Kiernan
The investigative outlet begins its national expansion in Chicago.
ProPublica reminds us what the ‘old’ Rahm was like.
An interview with ProPublica reporter Julia Angwin about digital privacy issues
Tina Fey set to play Kim Barker in movie set in South Asia hot spots.
ProPublica questions Medill’s intern program.
Little Village’s underworld of labor brokers, known as raiteros, take workers for a ride.
It’s never politically expedient for a president to fight segregation
Is Britain’s scandal a little like Watergate?
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 […]
Those ads for the acai berry weight loss miracle? Yeah, they’re a scam, according to the feds. Shocker.
Foundation funding and collaboration, touted as the way forward for news, have their own pitfalls.