Former Streeterville ringmaster Jerry Springer may have uprooted his syndicated talk show and relocated to Connecticut last summer, but he's still on the move in Chicago: His local outlet will switch this fall from Fox-owned WPWR-Channel 50 to Weigel Broadcasting's WCIU-Channel 26.
With less than eight weeks to go before a primary election involving contests for U.S. senator, Illinois governor and Cook County Board president, it might seem like an odd time for a news organization to fire its veteran political editor.
Reports of Roe Conn's demise -- like that of another Midwestern humorist -- have been greatly exaggerated. In fact, the Chicago radio veteran is close to signing a new deal to continue as afternoon personality on Citadel Broadcasting news/talk WLS-AM (890).
As the World Turns creator Irma PhillipsLike hearing of the death of a celebrity you'd long assumed already dead, my first reaction to news of the cancellation of "As the World Turns" was surprise that it was still on the air.
David GreisingWhat happens when a 49-year-old star columnist suddenly leaves the Chicago Tribune after more than a decade and jumps to a competitor? Well, that depends on which 49-year-old star columnist you're talking about.