Jurik: Reflections on Tribune Tower And Other Newsrooms Loved And Lost

By PHIL JURIK Some co-workers enter Tribune Tower through a back entrance by the loading docks because it's closer to their parking lots. I walk the extra steps and climb the stairs to Michigan Avenue because I never tire of the grandeur of the front entrance or of the quotes, etched in marble high on the walls, …

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NIU Student’s ‘Wow’ Profile Of Pulitzer Winner To Be Published in Daily Southtown

By JASON AKST Every once in a while, a story comes along about a journalism student that knocks your socks off and renews your faith in the future of our profession. This is one of those stories. Last fall, Northern Illinois University student Lauren Clohessy was enrolled for honors credit in my feature writing class …

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Hey, NINA Members! This February, Get Out Of The Newsroom And Into The Classroom!

By KATHY BALCAZAR - kbalcazar@shawmedia.com Newsroom employees will be making some meaningful visits to classrooms throughout Northern Illinois in February — and we're asking you to take part. We're dubbing the second stanza of 2018 "Journalist Drop-In Month." During that month, NINA is asking news editors, desk editors, photographers and reporters to drop by classrooms …

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