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Public Access Survey Documents

May 25, 2011 0

Public Access Survey Documents
Our public access survey and other key documents are available here for download: 

Download the executive summary.

Download the full 61-page public access survey report.
Download a snapshot of our results.
Read the Chicago Headline Club’s press release.
Read anecdotes from real Chicago…

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Public Access Anecdotes

May 24, 2011 0


Chicago-area journalists talk
about public access*
*An excerpt from the Reporters’ Rights and Access Survey released May 25, 2011

Download the executive summary.
Download the full 61-page report.
Download a snapshot of the results.
Read our press release.

Please provide us with one anecdote or example about your experience as a journalist regarding…

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Chicago Journalists Report Dismal Public Access

May 22, 2011 0


Chicago Headline Club Survey: 
Journalists Report Dismal Information Access
Obtaining information from many Chicago and Cook County departments is so difficult that many journalists have given up trying, a survey of area journalists found. State and federal officials were generally more forthcoming but not perfectly transparent, the survey determined.

The…

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Listen online to ‘Social Media for Journalists’

May 16, 2011 0

Did you miss it?
Download audio from our ‘Social Media for Journalists’ program here.

Amazing, powerful new tools are coming online that help working journalists advance their reporting as never before. We’ve all seen how Twitter and Facebook have taken their place as legitimate journalism tools, but there are constant improvements and…

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Congratulations to our Lisagor winners!

May 6, 2011 0

Chicago Headline Club Announces Winners
of Peter Lisagor Awards

<img src="http://headlineclub.org/images/stories/ebert11.jpg" alt="Felicia Middlebrooks awards the Lifetime Achievement Award to Roger Ebert, whose wife Chaz is on the right (Photo thanks to John J. Kim, Chicago Sun-Times). More photos follow the list of Lisagor winners. " title="Felicia Middlebrooks awards the Lifetime…