Fourth of July often conjours up thoughts of freedom, flags and fireworks. But at a special Paper Machete performance, writer Kim Bellware spoke on a slightly less optimistic topic: the importance and meaning of an independent press
Pulitzer Prize winner Clarence Page, the Chicago Tribune's most visible African-American writer and arguably one of its most popular staffers, is under scrutiny for failing to get advanced approval for a gig speaking to a group of Iranian exiles. But blogger Achy Obejas writes that the situation is more nuanced than the Tribune would have us believe.
Andy Griffith, who made homespun Southern wisdom his trademark as the wise sheriff in "The Andy Griffith Show" and the rumpled defense lawyer in "Matlock," died Tuesday. He was 86.Griffith died about 7 a.m.
Maureen “Mo” Ryan, is one of the country’s top TV critics, best known perhaps for her work at the Chicago Tribune. While there, she championed shows likeLostandBattlestar Galacticathat eventually became huge hits.
Last week, Johnny Depp and long-time partner Vanessa Paradis announced they were separating. Here, Kate Dries and Claire Zulkey reminsce about their favorite lost celebrity loves and those break-ups that shook them to their very cores.
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Mary Schmich has a recipe for success — she says it stems in part from her desire to look, as she puts it, “one level under” the surface of the news. Sometimes that means channeling her reporting roots, going to “the place behind the place that happened.”