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University Of Illinois Faculty Slam Chicago Tribune For Biased Reporting In Clout College Stories

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Nearly a month after the Chicago Tribune exposed the influence of political clout in the admissions process at the University of Illinois, a group of ...

Trust Your Newspaper's Travel Section

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Gardner

When you tell people you write travel articles, they often reply: "Gee, all the free travel must be swell!" Not true. Newspapers have strict ethical rules that prohibit accepting freebies.

Why Americans Ignore the Poor

Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston

Urban populations across this country don't have enough food to eat in a country that pays farmers not to grow food.

Chicago News Blogs Have Put Enough Skin in the Game

Sally Duros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sally Duros

For nearly two decades, newspapers have been challenged to evolve into knowledge-based organizations capable of adapting to the innovations of the Web. Instead of progressing, they've been traded as chits in a greedy money-grab game by short-sighted media conglomerates.

David Axelrod's 'Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me' Appearance

Chicago Tribune | Mark Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Axelrod, appearing on stage in Washington as the star guest of National Public Radio's Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!, will attempt to answer questions ab...


Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Jones

The question of why is never asked nor answered in the article. Why does Guantanamo exist?

The Socially Catastrophic Demise of the Light Feature Story

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

Mike Royko used to refer dismissively to the Tribune's Features department as "Birdland." Funny once. But now, maybe it's time for a bird to stand up for his land.

Green News Report - April 23, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Welcome aboard to our latest new affiliate station - KRXA 540am in beautiful Monterey, CA! IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Obama in Iowa for Earth Day whil...

Chicago Tribune To Cut Newsroom 20%

Crain's Chicago Business | Ann Saphir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

(Crain's) -- The Chicago Tribune plans to cut another 20% of its newsroom staff in yet another bid to reduce expenses amid continuing advertising decl...

Jason Linkins

Bleak Media Economy Now Affecting Cartoon Journalists | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's getting so hard out here for print journalism that now even our beloved intrepid fictional reporters are feeling the pinch. So says Editor and P...

Chicago Tribune Twitter-izes Its Masthead

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Chicago Tribune has Twitter-ized its masthead! The flagship newspaper of the embattled Tribune Company included its editors' Twitter accounts und...

Wall Street Journal Takes A Shot At The Chicago Tribune, In The Chicago Sun-Times

Reuters | Robert MacMillan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Wall Street Journal turned a letter from Davison, a former Chicago Tribune subscriber, into an advertisement -- that it tried to run in the Trib. ...

Newsrooms Must Die, Long Live Newsrooms!

Sally Duros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sally Duros

Information has risen to the level of being a most pressing community need in our current democracy. More than ever, a newsroom must be a mission-based place.

Tribune Tower Taken Off The Market

Crain's Chicago Business | Eddie Baeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tribune Co. has scrapped plans to put the Tribune Tower up for sale because of cratering real estate prices and the company's late-year bankruptcy pro...

Stealing Horses With Blago And Telling

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

Bill Powell had a chance to tell us about how decent people can be so easily depraved by going into politics. Instead, he ended up selling for cheap the little intimate information about Blago he had.

Chicago Tribune Cuts 12 Journalists, Closes Jerusalem Bureau

Crain's Chicago Business | Ann Saphir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Tribune eliminated about a dozen staff positions from its newsroom Thursday, part of a new wave of cuts designed to rein in costs as adver...

Journalism Does Not Need To Be Saved, Newspapers Do

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

I see editorial writing in U.S. mainstream media, with a very few exceptions, as propaganda deprived of intellectual reflection. The public senses this as well, distrusts the media instinctively.

How To Save Newspapers

Sally Duros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sally Duros

Newspapers could find a lifeline to solvency and a return to social purpose in a new kind of corporate structure.

Where Have All The Chicago Reporters Gone?

Ryan Blitstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ryan Blitstein

Locals aren't getting the coverage we need and America is receiving a skewed perspective on the lives of 60 million-plus people in Chicago and other major cities like Detroit, Cleveland, and Minneapolis.

Tribune Co. Wants To Keep LA Times, WGN

Chicago Tribune | Michael Oneal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A month into its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, Chicago-based Tribune Co. is beginning to form a strategy for holding the company's major assets together...

EXTRA, EXTRA: Chicago Tribune Launching Tabloid Edition

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Tribune on Monday will hit the streets--and its rival Chicago Sun-Times--with a newly reformatted tabloid-sized version of itself for wee...

Chicago Tribune Editor Says Redesign 'A Success'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Tribune editor Gerould Kern circulated a staff memo repudiating critics of the paper's redesign-- and subsequent insert on the changes it made...

Tribune Co. Spent $3 Million In Legal Fees Before Bankruptcy Filing

Chicago Tribune | Ameet Sachdev | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Before Tribune Co. sought bankruptcy protection on Dec. 8, the Chicago-based media company and Chicago Tribune owner had spent nearly $3 million for l...

The Perfect Test That the Chicago Tribune Failed

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

Over his long business career, Sam Zell has undoubtedly many times smirked at those who have reported failures whilst claiming, "It was not my fault." Now, Zell may well be smirking into the mirror.

Chicago Tribune Did Not Force Timing Of Blagojevich Arrest: FBI

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The timing of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's arrest wasn't affected by a Chicago Tribune story that reported Blagojevich was being secretly recorded ...