Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Afternoon Shift About A daily conversation about news, culture and ideas. Oct. 29, 2012 [View the story "'Afternoon Shift' #178: Murdoch's Chicago" on Storify]'Afternoon Shift' #178: Murdoch's ChicagoRumors that Rupert Murdoch has his eye on the "Chicago Tribune" has veteran journalists experiencing '80s flashbacks--so does the Bears' winning streak. Our "Front & Center" series continues its look at the state of the American Dream. And Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg talks about his new book.Storified by · Mon, Oct 29 2012 14:26:45The NEW Rupert Murdoch twitter profile imagejardenbergVeteranChicago journalists are experiencing ‘80s flashbacks amidst rumors that mediamogul Rupert Murdoch is eying the Chicago Tribune. Host Rick Kogan andlongtime Chicago newsman Zay Smith discuss the potential return of Rupert. @WBEZ Murdoch paper works for wrapping and sending fish to those that fail to read and follow the memo - Love Rahm @retheauditorsPaul WalkerReal-time time capsule: Kogan talking Royko and Chicago newspapering history on WBEZ at moment.Tim RostanIt was, as WBEZ sports reporter Cheryl Raye-Stout described it, an "ugly" win for the Chicago Bears on Sunday. But it was a win. Midday executive producer Justin Kaufmann joins Rick Kogan for his weekly assessment.@WBEZ If you going to win ugly, the @Bears showed us how ugly...Misery on the lakefront turns to joy for the #Bears http://j.mp/VY3rrJCheryl Raye StoutMany more ughs expected on #AfternoonShift RT @Crayestout: Ugly doesn't even descibe this Bears game...but it is a win. http://fb.me/2tMlIJAjKKatie O'BrienRT this if you liked seeing @ItsGHardy sack #Bears QB Jay Cutler 3 times in the first half! #CARvsCHI http://pic.twitter.com/ML8sPHxqCarolina PanthersWBEZ's Achy Obejas and the Chicago Sun-Times' Laura Washington unpack the news--#Sandy and beyond--in today's 3 @ 3.WAVES WASH OVER SEA WALL AT BATTERY PARK IN MANHATTAN, NEW YORK AS HURRICANE SANDY APPROACHES ( october 29, 2012 ) #hurricane #sandy #hurricanesandyWorld BUZZ#hurricanesandy #sandy #nyc #williamsburg #brooklyn #flooding #newyork #wtc #picoftheday #photoofthedayrj dibellaWBEZ's Front & Center series continues its look at the state of the American Dream. Single mother Sarah navigates the system to provide for her children while living in poverty.Parenting in poverty: Part II of Sarah's storyThere's little doubt that Sarah and her family have an unstable life. But the question of why that is, and how it should be fixed is ...We dive deeper into the economics of single motherhood with author and historian Stephanie Coontz & Isabel Sawhill, a budget expert and co-director of the Center on Children and Families and the Budgeting for National Priorities at Brookings.The economics of single motherhood by WBEZFollowing today's Front and Center piece, we talk with Stephanie coontz and Isabel Sawheel about the economics of being a single mother.Today i will be on WBEZ, Chicago, Front and Center at 3 pm central. One of a three part series on economic mobility, with Isabel SawhillStephanie CoontzAnd the Chicago Sun-Times' Neil Steinberg discusses his new book, You Were Never in Chicago, his own story about making his way into Chicago journalism's inner circles and upper levels of Chicago journalism.Neil Steinberg's You Were Never in Chicago by WBEZThe Chicago Sun-Times' Neil Steinberg discusses his new book, You Were Never in Chicago, his own story about making his way into Chicago ... The alien Oct. 29, 2012 In his famous novel, 1984, George Orwell, wrote this: “Day by day and almost minute by minute the past was brought up to date…all history was scraped clean…”We cannot scrape history clean. Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Categories Rupert Murdoch, Zay Smith, Neil Steinberg, Front & Center, Hurricane Sandy, Previous post in Afternoon Shift My Indiana Next post in Afternoon Shift The alien View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org How to survive a Chicago winter Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Strange Brews Podcast Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?