Monthly Archives: April 2011

CN April 28, 2011

It’s a very serious discussion this week as we talk with two veteran journalists who’ve been covering crime, police and justice issues for decades. Our panelists are Frank Main, whose Sun-Times series just won a Pulitzer, and Chicago Reporter publisher … Continue reading

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CN April 21, 2011

A good deal of this week’s show was devoted to the appointment of Jean-Claude Brizard to the Chicago Public Schools. Guest Monroe Anderson saw it as another step toward the corporatization of the public schools and and Steve Rhodes called … Continue reading

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CN April 14, 2011

Two of Chicago’s top veteran reporters visit the Newsroom this week, and things start off on an optimistic note. NPR’s Cheryl Corley and the BGA’s Andy Shaw have more than 60 years’ reporting experience between them (Andy reported for Channel … Continue reading

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CN April 7, 2011

Is it possible that Rahm Emanuel isn’t particularly upset that Charles Ramsey took himself out of consideration for TopCop after demanding so much money (and maybe a home, Sneed says)? Our panelists  think so.  It gives him credit for going … Continue reading

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CN featured on HuffPo Chicago

We were very pleased to find a recent show linked to HuffPo Chicago. Not just a link, but also a very favorable write-up that described the show as “must watch”. Here’s the link…

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CN March 31, 2011

What if the horses urinating on Michigan Ave were required to eat only foie gras? Less odiferous? It’s a suggestion on this week’s Chicago Newsroom. Other subjects: Although last, Illinois may become concealed-carry. Privatized recycling, the increasingly combative if predictable … Continue reading

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CN March 24, 2011

It’s a freewheeling discussion this week about police reorganization, new media and Emanuel’s transition. With the recent tragic death of Jim Tyree, we ask whether the future prospects for the Sun-Times have now dimmed even further. There’s strong support on … Continue reading

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