Race, ethics and politics in Chicago media: Join us for a panel discussion Feb. 2

The Chicago Headline Club and Positive Vision Communications are co-sponsoring a panel discussion on race and ethics in Chicago politics on Monday, Feb. 2, from 6-8 p.m. at Columbia College. The panel will discuss such questions as “Do misperceptions and assumptions about race distort media coverage of public officials, political preferences, and the importance of […]

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Call for Lisagor entries — New Jan. 12 deadline

It’s time to submit your entries for the 38th Annual Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism. Entries are due by Jan. 12. Finalists will be named in mid-March, and winners will be announced May 8 at the Union League Club of Chicago. Enter here: http://betternewspapercontest.com/open_contestants/login Category information can be found in our Lisagor2014 brochure. The Peter Lisagor Awards […]

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Sad day for Chicago Sun-Times and journalism

The Chicago Headline Club is shocked and disappointed to learn of the resignation of Dave McKinney, the respected longtime Springfield bureau chief for the Chicago Sun-Times. To pull a reporter off of his beat, and offer him what he considers a demotion following a political campaign’s objection to a story, weakens the institution of the free press. This is […]

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