Pulling Back the Curtain: Demystifying Journalism

Are you a news junkie, concerned citizen, or a supporter of the First Amendment right of Freedom of Speech?

Learn how the news gets made, how journalists transform ideas taking them from reporting to publication, during this free panel discussion.

Program details

Join the Chicago Headline Club, the largest chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27 for a panel designed to demystify the journalistic process.

Our panelists will walk you through the reporting process touching on how newsrooms generate story ideas, determine what’s news and what should be covered, how reporters find and speak to sources, the basics of fact-checking and editing, and journalism ethics.


Ash-har Quraishi, National Correspondent at Scripps


Hannah Alani, Wicker Park/Bucktown Reporter at Block Club Chicago

Dan Mihalopoulos, Government and Politics Reporter at WBEZ

Ashlee Rezin Garcia, Visual Journalist at the Chicago Sun-Times

Jim Baumann, VP and Managing Editor of Daily Herald Media Group

This event is open to the public.

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Watch on Facebook Live at facebook.com/chicagoheadlineclub.