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Movie Review: Kill the Messenger ... a Great Film

Carole Mallory | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Jeremy Renner is perfect to portray Gary Webb. Kill the Messenger is about integrity. It is a true story about the investigative journalist, Gary We...

Why Boehner Blew Up

The Chicago Tribune | Clarence Page | Posted 12.14.2013 | Politics

Last spring, as President Barack Obama was beset by IRS scandals, Benghazi backlash and second-term blues, he was reported by The New York Times to be...

The Experience of a Lifetime

Leena Khan | Posted 10.17.2013 | Teen
Leena Khan

Mr. Luft summed it up, "A story is great when it has lots of emotion and history." Chicago provides that lens from which the Tribune provides its reporting and perspectives with facts, emotion, and history as required.

A Trip to the Chicago Tribune

Hasan Khan | Posted 10.17.2013 | Teen
Hasan Khan

After 150-plus years of publication, how does news remain relevant, interesting, and popular? In the modern age, how will printed news hold up against the revolution of online information?

Mell Replacement a Chance to Start a Fresh Example for All

Madeleine Doubek | Posted 09.08.2013 | Chicago
Madeleine Doubek

Rigging in every way, shape and form is wrong. And it's been done by both major parties all over Illinois for generations. It's time we all demanded it stop.

How Local Media Earn Extra Through Events

Garrett Goodman | Posted 11.24.2012 | Media
Garrett Goodman

While news media worldwide struggle to adapt their business models and innovate to fill the gap left from declining print advertising and insufficient online advertising, a diverse array of old and young media outlets have found a viable strategy in organizing events.

Find The Perfect Prom Dress - For No $$!

About the author: Adrianna is a senior at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. She’s a teen reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed ...

March Madness: 3 To Pick Up And 3 To Pass Up

About the author: Jimmy is a senior at Maine South High School. He’s a reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagoland h...

TEEN REPORTER: 'Help! I'm Going Through Technology Withdrawl'

About the authors: Alexander is a junior at the British School of Chicago and John Mederich is a senior at Mather High School. Both are reporters for ...

Katniss vs. Bella Faceoff! Who Would Win?

About the author: Walter is a junior at Saint Patrick and a reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools....

'I'm A Super Nerd For The Super Bowl!'

About the author: Jimmy is a senior at Maine South High School and a reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagoland high ...

What Should You REALLY Do When You Turn 18?

Question: Should you do crazy things when you turn 18 just because you legally can? NO, CRAZY ISN’T AN OPTION Shaquille Roberts is a senior ...

Nada, Zip, Zilch! What Most Freshmen Know About Picking A Major

Nia is a senior at Rich Central High School in Chicago and is a student contributor for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagoland...

Toys R Us To Stay Open For Days Leading Up To Christmas

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

Looks like Santa and his elves will have to drink a lot of coffee this year to keep up with some of their corporate competitors. For the second str...

Not Just Debit Fees: The Other Ways U.S. Banks Cost Customers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

The era of the debit card fee may have come and gone, but plenty of bank charges remain. Indeed, with all the talk of debit fees, it's easy to for...

Elizabeth Taylor -- Not Quite the Last One

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.31.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

"The last of Hollywood's golden era" is the way so many broadcast and cable obituaries described the legendary Elizabeth Taylor. But alas, there are at least five stars from that era who are probably saying to themselves," What am I, chopped liver?"

Notre Dame Under Federal Review For Handling Of Sexual Assault Allegations

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of Notre Dame has been placed under federal review by the U.S. Department of Education following two incidents of reported sexual assau...

Citizen Murdoch: What "War at the Wall Street Journal?"

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

We may be losing interest in newspapers but our fascination with the people who publish them has never been stronger. Our current dread-and-awe buccaneer is Rupert Murdoch, The Man Who Owns the News, according to a recent bio.

Who Delivers the News?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

On July 6th, half-dozen troops were killed in Afghanistan by IED explosions. Those deaths underline the need to pay attention to the troops' equipment. I expected more reporting on the issue. There wasn't any.

Baldacci, Coben and Connelly: The Boys of Summer's Audiobooks - Reviewed

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

The bright rays of the coming summer brings the bright stars of pop publishing.