Since his death March 16 at the age of 53, there’s been an outpouring of grief and praise for the late Chicago businessman James Tyree. Even President Barack Obama called Tyree a quintessential Chicagoan.Tyree grew up in Beverly on Chicago's South Side.
Officials say Sun-Times Media chairman and Mesirow Financial CEO and chairman James C. Tyree is dead.Mesirow Financial president Richard Price says Tyree died Wednesday afternoon at a Chicago hospital after an unexpectedcomplication from stomach cancer.
In my role as the official replacement of Robert Feder, I need to find some media stories.Yes, I took over in November when Feder left and I still haven't yet written about media. Not because I don't know the beat, but more that I want the stories to develop.
I'm a little late, but maybe this could be a new segment for the blog - instead of a morning round-up, maybe I can gather interesting tidbits from reporters and ongoing stories and deliver you an afternoon report:Top Story: Navy Pier is being leased to a not-for-profit.
This morning, former Lt. Gov Candidate Scott Lee Cohen entered the cage. Well, it's really just a studio and instead of a fight, it was a fun romp via Wikipedia Files. Cohen is on a media-blitz to clear his name and maybe a path for running independently in November?