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CHC Board Meeting: December 4, 2020

December 4, 2020 admin 0

CHICAGO HEADLINE CLUBBoard of Directors meetingFri. Dec. 4, 2020 President Madhu Krishnamurthy called the Zoom meeting to order at 9 a.m. Also present: Howard Dubin, Greg Karp, Taylor Moore, Mike Ewing, Grace Wong, Suzanne McBride, Ash-har Quraishi, Nader Issa, Amanda Vinicky, Greg Karp, Tahman Bradley, Rob Elder, Maria Zamudio, Mike […]

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Pandemic Top Word of 2020

December 30, 2020 admin 0 By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists In just 34 days, “COVID-19” went from being newly minted to a term listed online by the Merriam-Webster dictionary. That was record time, Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster’s editor at large, told the Associated Press. “That’s the shortest period of time we’ve ever seen […]

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2021 Predictions and Day Dreams

December 23, 2020 admin 0 image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists This is the time of year for predictions, wishful thinking and delusional forecasts for the coming year, 2021. The 2020 covid-19 pandemic took the globe largely by surprise, showing how puny human prognostication abilities really are and should be humbling, although […]

Deadline Extended! Nominations for the 2020 Peter Lisagor Awards

December 18, 2020 admin 0

The Chicago Headline Club has extended its deadline for accepting nominations for the 2020 Peter Lisagor Awards. The new deadline is midnight Friday, Feb. 12, and will incur a $10 late entry fee. Enter the contest here by clicking on “2020 Chicago Headline Club: The 44th Annual Peter Lisagor Awards.” […]

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Trust In Journalism

December 11, 2020 admin 0

keep image By Casey Bukro and Hugh Miller Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists When speaking to an audience about ethics in journalism, it usually does not take long before somebody suggests to the speaker that ethics in journalism is an oxymoron —  incongruous or contradictory terms. There it is laid out […]

Robert K. Elder on why the Chicago Headline Club Matters

December 10, 2020 Robert Elder 0

The #WeAreTheHeadlineClub campaign⁠—designed by photographer E. Jason Wambsgans⁠—is an effort to give our brand and our members more exposure. You’ll see these photos and questions across social media over the next few months, anchored to pages like these. Our spotlight this month is on: Robert K. Elder, the Chief Digital […]

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Honesty In Journalism

December 2, 2020 admin 0 image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists Is honesty still important in journalism? Judging from calls to the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists, some journalists are not certain about that. One journalist asked if it’s okay to lie to get a story. Another journalist asked if it’s okay to […]