Were questions about Chuy Garcia’s son unfair?
Steve Rhodes quits his gig writing for the NBC Chicago Web site.
Most of us would agree that it’s great news—that it’s about-freaking-time news—when the city announces it’s forged a deal to bring a supermarket to a longtime food desert in Roseland. Many of us might also wonder if it should have taken less than ten years and cost less than $3 million in taxpayer money.
Among the conclusions at last week’s Chicago Media Future Conference: professional journalism is an anomaly, nobody’s ever really paid for news, and if you see a helicopter, you can surmise for yourself that the president’s in town.
Not so much a roundup of the Chicago Media Future Conference as a search-and-rescue mission for some of the important details.
Notes on journalism’s past, present, and future prompted in part by a meeting held recently in Chicago.
Rolling it towards some overwhelming question: A lengthy blog post about the Chicago Journalism Town Hall.
Eric Zorn and Steve Rhodes exchange unpleasantries about where journalism’s going, as Rhodes defends his visionary bona fides.
Signs of city service cuts on the north side.
The online Chi-Town Daily News gets $150,000 more in grants to add four reporters
Contrary to published reports and bloggers’ glee, John Conroy’s police torture reporting was welcome at the Reader.
Steve Rhodes on the New Yorker on Grant Achatz.
How badly did Amy Jacobson screw up?