Tag Archives: Mick Dumke

CN April 27 2017

  Two of Chicago’s most important journalists and researchers join our panel this week. Mick Dumke and Alden Loury worked together years ago at the Chicago Reporter. (Investigating Race and Poverty Since 1972).  Alden went on to become the Reporter’s … Continue reading

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CN Jan. 7, 2016

Mick Dumke had the good fortune to be on duty at the Sun-Times when reporters had to show up to pick up copies of two of the biggest city “data-dumps” in recent history. First, there was the very conveniently-timed batch … Continue reading

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CN April 2, 2015 Part 2

Mick  Dumke and Ben Joravsky of the Reader are joined by special guest Cliff Kelley, the Governor of Talk Radio (and afternoon host on WVON) for our final wrap-up discussion before election day.  We also talk ward politics, this week … Continue reading

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CN August 28, 2014

  Should the news media cover each and every murder that happens in our city?  Can five or six murders that might happen in one weekend be reduced to a kind of box-score? Our guests this week answer that question … Continue reading

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CN July 17, 2014

  So why’d she do it? Why did Toni Preckwinkle, sitting atop stunning poll numbers and rising support all over the city, decide not to take on Mayor Emanuel? “There’s this whole network of very powerful, very wealthy people who’ve … Continue reading

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CN March 27, 2014

  After all this week’s punditry about the primary election, activist/musician/attorney Matt Farmer may have summed it up most succinctly: “Ultimately we will find it to be a peaceful and seamless transition from Mike Madigan’s old supermajority to Mike Madigan’s … Continue reading

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CN Feb. 13, 2014

  Dan Rutherford has some explainin’ to do. He’s obviously correct in stating that he hasn’t been found guilty of any wrongdoing, and the charges of sexual and business misconduct brought forth by a subordinate remain only charges.  But the … Continue reading

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CN December 12, 2012

The National Rifle Association has conferred its “Expert Rating” on Andrew Patner for his shooting expertise, so who better to weigh in on the Concealed Carry flap? Well, he did get his rating at Camp Minocqua in 1973, and has … Continue reading

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