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.”
Today, Worldview spends the hour revisiting stories from the Global Activism series. Cristi Hegranes, the founder of the Global Press Institute, explains why she started a non-profit media organization to train women to be journalists.
November 2, 1948. Election night.Like the rest of the country, Chicagoans awaited news of who was going to be president. At about 10 p.m., the bulldog edition of the next day's Tribune hit the streets. The headline read "Dewey Defeats Truman."Well, that was to be expected.