The award-winning journalist talks about his astonishing four decades at the helm of his groundbreaking show on WTTW.
A conversation with Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn, who muses on how to be “a good old man” as he celebrates a milestone birthday.
The longtime Chicago journalist talks about his new book “Murder in the News: An Inside Look at How Television Covers Crime.”
“After 40 years I've decided to end my term as host and senior editor of this show I helped create,” Joel Weisman said. A special show next month will mark the show’s fourth decade, and Weisman’s final appearance as host.
Chicago television has a rich and colorful history. But few moments are quite as colorful—or bizarre—as the incident that happened to this very station in 1987.
Coverage of local news took a giant step backwards with the closing of hyperlocal news websites DNAinfo Chicago and Chicagoist. A look at the changing media landscape.
Youth football seems to be taking a hit. We speak with a Daily Herald investigative reporter about steep declines in high school football participation.
While public awareness of mass killings is undoubtedly higher, U of I researchers say the frequency with which they occur is steady – and it’s remained that way over the last decade.
ProPublica Illinois, the first regional newsroom for the nonprofit website ProPublica, officially launched this week. We speak with Editor-in-Chief Louise Kiernan.
Two journalists talk about their recent interviews with the imprisoned former Illinois governor.
The international reporter talks about making a movie based on his imprisonment in Iran, and his partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
President Donald Trump’s contentious relationship with the media: Where did it all go wrong? Dan Miller and Rex Huppke join us in discussion.
BuzzFeed editor Craig Silverman talks about the consequences of living in a world of misinformation and fake news, and discusses how media platforms, businesses and individuals can begin countering it.
The pope endorses Donald Trump. Michelle Obama unfollows Hillary Clinton on Twitter. These days fake news is making real news. Could you be spreading lies on your Facebook feed?