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What we didn’t hear
You couldn’t miss him. He made a striking image.
He was covered in the shawls Jews wear for prayers, carried a long staff and shuffled slowly among the hundreds of marchers headed for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s house in skimpy sandals.
He said he was a modern-day Moses, waiting…
Get Ready for NATO
With the NATO summit approaching, the Chicago Headline Club will try to compile as many tips and resources for local journalists here. If you have any more links or tips to share, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add them to the site.
These are notes from a…
Horace Barks, founder of Barks Publications Inc. and for more than 40 years publisher of the trade magazine Electrical Apparatus, knew from an early age that he wanted to work in journalism, his family said.
“He sold copies of the Saturday Evening Post when he was a little kid,” said his…
Covering the NATO protests?
How to report safely and know your rights
Come to this workshop to learn about:
Safe places to report from along the protest route
What equipment to bring for emergencies
What to do and whom to call in case of arrest