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  • Lack of money, interest forcing many high school newspapers to fold

    Lack of money, interest forcing many high school newspapers to fold
    When there wasn't enough money in the Steinmetz College Prep high school budget to cover the cost of printing a student newspaper, its journalism adviser made a desperate plea to one of the Chicago public school's most successful former students for help....
  • Report: U.S. journalist held in Iran facing 'espionage' charges

    Report: U.S. journalist held in Iran facing 'espionage' charges
    A Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for over eight months is accused of "espionage" and "acting against national security," the semiofficial Fars news agency reported Sunday. The report did not elaborate on the source of the information, but...
  • Syed case and S.C. shooting show nonjournalists, pros working the same ground

    Syed case and S.C. shooting show nonjournalists, pros working the same ground
    The past week has been a lesson in journalistic humility for me. After a career of thinking and writing about how the kind of mainstream journalistic institutions at which I worked set the local and national agenda, I had a moment of clarity with a...
  • David Laventhol dies at 81; publisher during L.A. Times expansion

    David Laventhol dies at 81; publisher during L.A. Times expansion
    David Laventhol, an editor and publisher who helped create the innovative Style section of the Washington Post and launch New York Newsday and guided the Los Angeles Times during a period of expansion in the early 1990s, has died. He was 81. Laventhol,...
  • Book Events: Avon Comic Convention; Spoken Word At MCC

    Book Events: Avon Comic Convention; Spoken Word At MCC
    AvonCon, a Comic Convention presented by Avon Library, will offer free workshops and talks for kids and adults about many aspects of comic books and graphic novels at the library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon on Saturday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m....
  • Iran indicts Washington Post reporter on unspecified charges

    A Washington Post journalist detained for almost six months in Iran has been indicted on unspecified charges, the country’s official news agency said Wednesday. The case against Jason Rezaian, the Post’s Tehran bureau chief, is in the hands...
  • Colorful, former Capital reporter Earl Kelly dies

    Colorful, former Capital reporter Earl Kelly dies
    When he was a boy and poor in the rural South, Earl Kelly raised hogs to afford college. When he died Wednesday, he had master's and law degrees, journalism awards and an unfinished novel. He was 64 and he was, well, only Earl. I'm an older guy,...
  • Pulitzer-winning Evanston native tells of being captured, covering ebola

    When journalist Jeffrey Gettleman, who graduated from Evanston Township High School, traveled to Sierra Leone and covered a woman sick with ebola last year, he faced a dilemma. Should he stay an observer of the situation, as journalists are trained to...
  • Emails suggest 'Jihadi John' had suicidal thoughts

    Emails suggest 'Jihadi John' had suicidal thoughts
    Newly published emails suggest the man who became known as "Jihadi John" had suicidal thoughts before leaving Britain for Syria. In an email exchange with the Mail on Sunday five years ago, he talked of taking too many sleeping pills and sleeping...
  • Janet Otwell, former leader of state aging agency, dies at 86

     Janet Otwell, former leader of state aging agency, dies at 86
    Janet Otwell led the Illinois Department on Aging in the 1980s, was a coordinator of the Governor's Task Force on Children and chairman of the Children and Family Services Advisory Council. "She was an advocate who really got things done for older...
  • Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up

    Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up
    There are few places less hospitable on a Chicago winter morning than an "L" stop. But that's where hundreds of thousands of us spend time and where candidates for political office occasionally show up, smiling and pressing the flesh and otherwise...