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  • Australian paper mocked for calling 'The Thorn Birds' author plain, overweight in obituary

    Australian paper mocked for calling 'The Thorn Birds' author plain, overweight in obituary
    Australia's largest newspaper was facing sharp criticism over its obituary of the nation's most famous author, whom it described as plain and overweight. The Australian newspaper's obituary of Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold 30...
  • Chicago Tribune names new senior editors

    Chicago Tribune names new senior editors
    The Chicago Tribune on Wednesday announced significant moves that realign top editorial management. Joycelyn Winnecke, formerly associate editor of the Tribune, was promoted to president of Tribune Content Agency, the syndication arm of Tribune...
  • Make a 1940s Weary Willie cake

    Make a 1940s Weary Willie cake
    Q: My father-in-law said that in the 1940s his mother made a cake called Weary Willie, which she said she got from the Chicago Tribune. I have now been tasked to make one for him. Would you by chance have the recipe? — Cheri Koglin, Mainz-...
  • Our tradition of generosity

    Things are looking up lately in a lot of communities across the United States. That includes Hampton Roads. Economic statistics show that the nation's belated recovery from an extended recession is gaining strength. More people have jobs and are...
  • James Masek, longtime newspaper editor, dies at 71

     James Masek, longtime newspaper editor, dies at 71
    James R. Masek was a longtime editor at Chicago-area newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune, where he put in more than 20 years. Mr. Masek, 71, died of complications from bile duct cancer on Friday, Jan. 23, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital,...
  • 'Culture Crash' examines the crisis in the creative industry

    'Culture Crash' examines the crisis in the creative industry
    Scott Timberg believes America's creative class is being destroyed by what he calls today's "winner-take-all" economy. Backing his argument with an avalanche of empirical evidence from across the music, publishing, newspaper, movie and architecture...
  • Ideas cannot be killed

    Journalists at the French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo made a habit of skewering what some considered sacred, be it high-ranking public officials or religious icons. Its cartoonists frequently poked fun of the Prophet Muhammad, sometimes in prurient...
  • In Chicago, suburbs the search is on for new edition of Charlie Hebdo

    In the wake of last week’s deadly shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical newspaper, booksellers in Chicago and elsewhere in the U.S. are scrambling to try to stock the first issue to be published since the tragedy. The...
  • A matter of records: Newport News erects obstacles to access by imposing excessive costs for documents

    The Tech Center at Oyster Point development was promoted as a critical economic development initiative with the potential to create a good many jobs. Its construction will radically change one of the most prominent intersections in Newport News. And...
  • 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...
  • Al Martinez dies at 85; Times columnist chronicled Southern California life

    Al Martinez dies at 85; Times columnist chronicled Southern California life
    "It's the people I've written about who march through my memory like an army of shadows," Al Martinez wrote in 2009 in his final column for the Los Angeles Times. "They all mattered to me, the clowns and the victims, those who gave and those who took...."...