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With two promotions, Chicago Sun-Times returns to its watchdog roots

After five mystifying (and let’s be honest, pretty wretched) years under the ownership of wannabe journalism mogul and investor Michael Ferro, the city’s No. 2 newspaper signaled a fresh start and a new direction late last month with the promotion of two award-winning investigative journalists to top spots in the newsroom. Chris Fusco was named managing editor, a position that...
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