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CHC Board Meeting: May 6, 2022

May 6, 2022 Mike Ewing 0

President Amanda Vinicky called the Zoom meeting to order. Also present: Howard Dubin, Suzanne McBride, Greg Karp, Mike Ewing, Jason Martin, Alejandra Cancino, Matt Kiefer, Maya Duksamova, Rob Elder, Taylor Moore, Nader Issa, Cathy Larkin, Olivia Obineme, and Susan S. StevensMinutes of the April meeting were approved as submitted by […]

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Mass Shootings

May 28, 2022 admin 0 image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists It’s called “the Texas massacre,” the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting that left 19 children and two teachers dead. The 18-year old gunman was killed by police. That came 10 days after another 18-year-old shot 10 African Americans at a supermarket in […]

NYT Editors’ Regrets

May 21, 2022 admin 0 image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists Regrets, they’ve had a few. They occupy the highest rungs of journalism leadership, the executive editors of the New York Times. The newspaper’s footprint on American journalism is so big, changes in its leadership is news. As when the Times announced […]

These are the winners of the 2021 Peter Lisagor Awards

May 7, 2022 Mike Ewing 0

The Chicago Headline Club, the nation’s largest chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, presented the 45th annual Peter Lisagor Awards at a reception on May 6. The club also recognized its two newest lifetime achievement award winners – Bill Cameron and Dahleen Glanton – and many past presidents from […]

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Troubling News Source

May 13, 2022 admin 0 image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists The Minnesota reporter said she had a “strange and not-disclosable” relationship with a news source, but it was not sexual, not even a friendship. The source, an elected official, gives the reporter insights into stories on the county beat, but the […]

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Roe vs. Wade Leak

May 5, 2022 admin 0 image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists. A soothsayer warned Julius Caesar to beware the ides of March, sometime around 44 BC. Daniel Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers to newspapers in 1971, revealing that the Johnson administration had systematically lied about the United States’ political and military involvement […]

2021 Watchdog Award winner: ‘Buried Secrets’ by WBEZ

May 6, 2022 Amanda Vinicky 0

The Chicago Headline Club, thanks to the generous support of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, offers an annual Watchdog Award for enterprising journalism that defends and protects everyday folks. Our 2021 Winner: “Buried Secrets” – WBEZ. Dan Mihalopoulos, Alex Keefe, Angela Rozas O’Toole Judges said: “The investigation overcame court challenges […]