HRC and Equality NC hailed the news that Chicago and California are maintaining their bans on taxpayer-funded travel to North Carolina. The announcements come after North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, Senate President Phil Berger, and...Show More Summary
The Buffalo News is reporting that the woman accusing Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane of raping her no longer wants to cooperate with the criminal investigation. According to Dan Herbeck of the Buffalo News, the "woman has told authorities that the high-profile investigation has caused tremendous stress for her and her family, and that she no [...]
(Reuters) - A woman who accused Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of rape has told prosecutors that she no longer wants to cooperate in the investigation, five sources with knowledge of the case told The Buffalo News. The investigation...Show More Summary
The woman who accused Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of sexual assault has told police that she no longer wishes to cooperate with the investigation, five sources with knowledge of the case have told the Buffalo News. According to Dan Herbeck of the News, “the woman has told authorities that the high-profile investigation has caused […]
The good news for the Raiders’ passing game is that Amari Cooper continues to look great. The bad news is that Michael Crabtree is hurt. Cooper caught a 26-yard touchdown pass on a nice throw from Derek Carr today in Chicago, and Cooper is continuing to look like the real deal and a rookie of…
By Diane Lincoln Estes The number of jobs available to 16- to 19-year-olds has decreased to almost half of those available in the 1990s. Photo courtesy of John Konstantaras/The Chicago News Cooperative. Neil Sullivan's been tackling joblessness for years as head of the Boston Private Industry Council. Show More Summary
"If gun control works, Chicago ought to be safe," said Newt Gingrich in an interview with CBS News. Last week, Gingrich told Anderson Cooper that the reality of Chicago's gun laws "has really been pretty disastrous." [ more › ]
Time has added Ben Goldberger to its editorial team. Goldberger comes to the magazine from the Chicago News Cooperative, where he served as news editor. He was previously the founding editor of Huffington Post Chicago, HuffPo’s first...Show More Summary
“You are one of several CNC contributors who did not sign a release of rights at the time we published your work,” says a letter recently sent to some Chicago News Cooperative freelancers. “Though you were paid for your work at the time, we neglected to collect the appropriate paperwork. This oversight now is holding … Read More
Veteran Tribune Co. and Chicago News Cooperative editor James O’Shea tells Nieman Reports: Journalists of my era often responded to the challenges posed by the industry’s shifting business model with the retort: “That’s a business side problem.” More often than not, though, the business side’s answer was budget cuts that diminished journalism. Show More Summary
Southern California Public Radio has added a couple of new folks to its education coverage team, and now Chicago Public Radio is following suit, picking up Becky Vevea from the now-defunct Chicago News Cooperative. Meantime, New York...Show More Summary
Editor: “We’re living in a dream world if we think we’re influencing people who to vote for for president.” (The Atlantic) How Sun-Times Media left Chicago News Cooperative behind. (Chicago Reader) BBC to launch online corrections page, recruit new chief complaints editor. (Journalism.co.uk) Katz/Lenfest group enters into exclusive agreement to negotiate … Read More
The Chicago News Cooperative is -- or was -- a nonprofit journalistic entity that produces content for the Chicago edition of the New York Times. It will cease filing this weekend, having lost an expected grant. Among the delights Chicago...Show More Summary
After seeing what her mother had endured in her three years in nursing homes, Ellen Goode knew more personal care would be the best option for a longer life and a more peaceful death.
I wrote back in November that the tax man was making it harder for the nonprofit-news movement to flourish or even survive. Now the IRS figures prominently in the downfall of a major nonprofit news organization, the Chicago News Cooperative. The CNC will "suspend publication" this weekend after the MacArthur Foundation withdrew its funding, citing concerns about its status...
Chicago News Cooperative editor Jim O’Shea has responded to Geoff Dougherty’s claim that the MacArthur Foundation-CNC relationship soured because the nonprofit news outlet “had enough reporters and know-how to cause problems with MacArthur buddies at City Hall.” He writes in an email: Even a cursory amount of reporting would show that to be totally untrue. … Read More
Chicago journalist Geoff Doughtery claims the Chicago News Cooperative and MacArthur Foundation went sour because CNC “had enough reporters and know-how to cause problems with MacArthur buddies at City Hall.” He writes: If the president of the MacArthur Foundation wants to give you half a million dollars, he’s got enough lawyers to find a way … Read More
The Chicago News Cooperative announced officially today that it will be suspending its contributions to The New York Times. As of next Sunday, the Chicago organisation will no longer submit articles to The New York Times Midwest pages or to...
The nonprofit Chicago News Cooperative is suspending publication effective Feb. 26, it announced today. “Unlike similar start-up efforts like the Texas Tribune in Austin, the Bay Citizen in San Francisco and ProPublica in New York, we...Show More Summary