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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Meetup Happy Hour With IRE Chicago

We’re partnering with IRE Chicago for the next Burger Night, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at the Billy Goat, 430 N. Michigan Ave. Bring a colleague to introduce to the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) community and come down for some burgers, investigative reporting and meeting other reporters. Please join the Chicago IRE meetup.com group if you haven’t already […]

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Annual Les Brownlee party

Let’s Celebrate! 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sun. Aug. 10 We who cherished Les– -journalists, students, friends, neighbors – will once again celebrate his life Sun. Aug. 10 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 537 Judson Ave. in Evanston. This is the beautiful home near Lake Michigan that Les shared with his wife, Priscilla […]

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