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CN Dec. 3, 2015

Glenn Reedus is a thoughtful, experienced guy. He’s written for The Chicago Defender, the Crusader, South Suburban News, and the Chicago Reporter. For a time, he was Executive Editor at the Defender. 1,476 more words

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How Chicago tried to cover up a police execution

Source: Cook County Medical Examiner It was just about a year ago that a city whistleblower came to journalist Jamie Kalven and attorney Craig Futterman out of concern that Laquan McDonald’s shooting a few weeks earlier “wasn’t being vigorously investigated,” as Kalven recalls. 35 more words

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Apple News: Good for news consumers, bad for news publishers

Scott Smith, editorial director at TouchVision and The Download’s New Media correspondent, joins Justin in-studio to talk about the new Apple News app with ad blockers, Facebook addressing the idea of a “dislike” button and the Chicago Reporter going all digital. 10 more words

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We'll Always Have Spring 2014...

Our cover illustration for the Spring 2014 issue of the Chicago Reporter — the magazine focused on “race, poverty and income inequality” that began 1972, will publish its last print issue this year in a nod to the changing media landscape. 224 more words

Watch: Dashcam Video Shows Chicago Police Officer Firing At Black Teens In Car

(CBS) — Dashcam video has emerged of a Chicago police officer unleashing a barrage of gunfire at a car filled with black teens.

The video shows the officer firing at the car as it was backing away during a traffic stop in December 2013. 299 more words

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