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  • Author Stuart Dybek: Chicago's storyteller

    Author Stuart Dybek: Chicago's storyteller
    The way Stuart Dybek tells it, on the night that he decided to become a writer, the moon rose full and bright over Lake Michigan. It had not been an easy decision. His father, an immigrant from Poland who had pushed his way to foreman at the McCormick...
  • SIU student fee sought to guarantee future of SIU Daily Egyptian newspaper

    SIU student fee sought to guarantee future of SIU Daily Egyptian newspaper
    The future of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s student newspaper, The Daily Egyptian, remained uncertain Thursday after a committee failed to advance a student fee the 98-year-old publication’s adviser says is necessary for long-...
  • Commentary: Coverage of CdM prom draft was 'unnecessarily hyperbolic'

    I am appalled at what has been happening at Corona del Mar High School. No, not at the alleged prom draft. No, not about the "objectifying of women," but at the way the media is choosing to cover this "scandal." I was not part of the prom draft, and...
  • Dept. of Yeah, Sure: Heritage to launch a 'straight' news site

    Today's you-gotta-be-kidding-me moment comes courtesy of the right-wing Heritage Foundation, which claims that the mass media are all so hopelessly liberal that its only option is to start its own website offering "just true, straight-down-the-middle...
  • Brad Pitt attacker to be charged with battery, assault

    Brad Pitt attacker to be charged with battery, assault
    LOS ANGELES - The Ukrainian prankster who struck actor Brad Pitt in the face at the Los Angeles premiere of the movie "Maleficent" will be charged with battery and assault, officials said on Friday. Vitalii Sediuk, a 25-year-old Ukrainian TV reporter...
  • Hollywood Columnist Marylin Beck Dies at 85

    Marilyn Beck, prominent Hollywood columnist who led the way for a hard news approach to celebrity journalism, died Saturday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after a three-year battle with lung cancer. She was 85. A straight-shooter who was...
  • Supreme Court turns down NYT reporter's plea for confidentiality

    The Supreme Court turned down a plea for protection from a New York Times reporter Monday, maintaining its stand that the 1st Amendment's guarantee of freedom of the press does not shield a journalist from being required to testify about his...
  • The future of the NAACP [Commentary]

    The future of the NAACP [Commentary]
    While Cornell William Brooks may be a surprising choice to lead the NAACP, it takes neither an Einstein nor a soothsayer to know what challenges lie ahead for the clergyman-lawyer little known beyond his social justice network in New Jersey. Three...
  • Robert Heard dies at 84; Texas journalist wounded in 1966 rampage

    In the annals of Texas journalism, Robert Heard stands out for many things: a biting wit, a prolific career, a lawyer's understanding of lawmaking, a determination to get the story even at considerable personal risk. It was the last trait that...
  • Syria's rocky road to a free press

    Syria's rocky road to a free  press
    Laith Halabi paced the dark streets of Aleppo looking for a person to interview. The wiry young journalist with the independent Shahba Press news agency worried that no one would agree to a man-on-the-street, even on the innocuous topic of a...
  • Secrets of the peevers

    Ammon Shea performed a feat of nerdish athleticism, reading the entire Oxford English Dictionary, and then wrote a charming book about the experience.  He has written other books on language as well. It's a dangerous thing to publish a book,...