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January Happy Hour

January 25, 2016 Ben Meyerson 0

Stuck in the winter doldrums? Looking for some inspiration for a story? Just want to warm your innards with food, beverages and good company? Want some money to do investigative journalism? Come join your fellow journalists for a happy hour Jan. 27 at Rockit Bar & Grill for a happy […]

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McCormick Foundation awards FOIAFest grant

January 14, 2016 admin 0

The Chicago Headline Club has received a two-year, $25,000 grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation to support FOIAFest. The Headline Club’s annual daylong conference leads up to Sunshine Week and aims to celebrate the importance of access to public information. “This grant will allow the Headline Club to broaden […]

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Covering Black Lives Matter

January 6, 2016 Ben Meyerson 0

 Protests in the streets. Clashes in the legal system. Activists of color across the country are drawing attention as they protest perceived injustice from politicians, law enforcement and the legal system. As media outlets cover actions from Black Lives Matter and other groups, how can they ensure they’re accurately capturing […]