Virtual reality is taking journalism and storytelling to a new level. We explore the technology with filmmaker Barbara Allen – and discuss whether audiences are ready for these immersive experiences.
A controversial political cartoon sparks a leadership change – and questions. Can cartoons go too far? And what is the state of diversity in newsrooms? We speak with journalist Adeshina Emmanuel and editorial cartoonist Scott Stantis.
We speak with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists who broke the Watergate story for the Washington Post in the early 1970s.
Geoffrey Baer has some newspaper history hot off of yesteryear’s presses, and dives deep into the fishy story of storm drain covers.
The Chicago Sun-Times suspends Richard Roeper for allegedly buying social media followers. What exactly is a Twitter bot?
A phony tavern in 1970s Chicago exposed the city’s widespread corruption. We revisit the groundbreaking Chicago Sun-Times series with two of the journalists behind it.
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.
It began as an effort to combat Nazi propaganda, but in these highly partisan times can the taxpayer-funded Voice of America remain free from bias?
The local news websites DNAinfo Chicago and Chicagoist on Thursday ceased publication and abruptly shut down.
Youth football seems to be taking a hit. We speak with a Daily Herald investigative reporter about steep declines in high school football participation.