CHICAGO
09/25/2013 02:37 pm ET

How The World Media Covers Chicago

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People around the world used to think of Al Capone whenever they heard “Chicago.” Today, the city is known for much more—including Barack Obama, the hometown politician who’s sitting in the White House—but its international reputation is still tainted by violence.

What sort of news coverage has Chicago been getting lately in the foreign press? How does the rest of the world see us? I scanned Google news for recent reports from various countries mentioning Chicago—here’s a random sample of stories that turned up.

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