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CHC Board Meeting: March 5, 2021

March 5, 2021 admin 0

CHICAGO HEADLINE CLUBBoard of Directors meetingFri.March 5, 2021 President Madhu Krishnamurthy called the meeting to order at 9 a.m. Also present via Zoom: Howard Dubin, Tahman Bradley, Greg Karp, Flynn McRoberts, Ash-har Quaraishi, Jason Martin, Michael Limon, Maya Dukmasova, Christine Wolf, Amanda Vinicky, Maria Zamudio, Taylor Moore, Nader Issa, Blair […]

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The Vanishing Who

March 17, 2021 admin 0 image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists It’s sad to see a word go practically extinct through incorrect usage. The word is “who.” It’s one of the time-honored Five Ws and an H taught in every journalism school. These days, and for quite some time, people say “that” […]

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Words That Hurt

March 10, 2021 admin 0

    McNeil — image Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists Two New York Times journalists got in hot water over ethics infractions; one was forced to quit his job and the other was not. One of them erred in a way that was considered unforgiveable, the other did not. Let’s […]

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An Editor’s Dilemma

March 3, 2021 admin 0 image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists The editor-in-chief of an Idaho newspaper calls the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists to say a county commissioner urged him to assign a reporter to a commission meeting where he expects some “monkey business” on the agenda as a result of […]

Headline Club History: Front Page Film Festival

March 2, 2021 admin 0

The original Criminal Courts building at the corner of Dearborn and Hubbard was the scene of the March 26,  1980, a Prohibition-type party kicking off the Headline Club’s Front Page Film Festival. Liquor was served in coffee cups, live music and more than a hundred Chicago journalists celebrated Ben Hecht […]