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  • Why online news sites keep failing

    Why online news sites keep failing
    After staff cuts at regional newspapers reduced reporting in Davidson County, N.C., veteran journalist David Boraks in 2009 started an online site to fill the void. Last month, Boraks shut it down, telling his readers, "Alas, we haven't turned it into a...
  • Deerfield students rack up awards

    Deerfield students rack up awards
    Retiring Principal Audris Griffith has called Deerfield High School a "special place," for numerous reasons, including student achievement inside and outside of the classroom. That achievement was on display when 157 students, mostly seniors, were...
  • Hartford Courant Honored for Investigative Journalism, 250th Anniversary Coverage

    The Hartford Courant was honored for its investigative reporting and for work tied to the commemoration of the newspaper's 250th anniversary by the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists at the groups' annual awards ceremony Thursday. The...
  • Slain Jewish journalist immortalized in painting

    Slain Jewish journalist immortalized in painting
    In honor of Jewish journalist Steven Sotloff of Pinecrest, who was slain by ISIS militants last September, a new memorial painting by artist Tracy Ellyn was exhibited recently at the Fort Lauderdale firm of Greenspoon Marder Law. The event initiated the...
  • Former Lake County journalist, teacher dies at 97

    Former Lake County journalist, teacher dies at 97
    Longtime Waukegan journalist and teacher Frances Nalley Fornero, who dined with President John F. Kennedy's mother, Rose, died May 14. She was 97. Her career spanned several decades and included stints as a feature writer for the News-Sun, author of a...
  • South Elgin High student wins editorial cartooning contest

    South Elgin High student wins editorial cartooning contest
    Jonathon Gottschalk of Streamwood hopes to pursue a career making movies. But he shows a little talent at making a humorous point with a still-life drawing, too. The 2015 South Elgin High School graduate won first place recently in an editorial...
  • Reporting on quacks and pseudoscience: The problem for journalists

    Reporting on quacks and pseudoscience: The problem for journalists
    Recently, we raised the question of how political journalists should deal with candidates for president who mouth the quackery of climate change denial. But the problem of how to write about pseudoscience goes much broader.    In part that's because...
  • 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...
  • Journalist's Search For 'Girl In Photo' With Brother Killed In Vietnam Ends In Hartford

    Journalist's Search For 'Girl In Photo' With Brother Killed In Vietnam Ends In Hartford
    In 2010, Yale graduate, journalist, author and Emmy-award winning documentary producer Gaspar González began a quest to find out more about his brother, Nelson Ramirez, a U.S. serviceman who was killed in Vietnam in May 1968, before Gonzalez was born....
  • Journalists' contributions to Clinton Foundation raise credibility questions

    Journalists' contributions to Clinton Foundation raise credibility questions
    While much of the political community frets over the influence of billionaire money in presidential campaigns, the much smaller world of journalism occasionally worries over the ethics of politicians crossing over into the news-and-analysis business....