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.
Chicago Sun-Times editor-in-chief Don Hayner has announced he is retiring after nearly 30 years at the newspaper.The Sun-Times reports Hayner made the announcement Thursday afternoon. He will be succeeded by John Barron, who will be executive editor after three years as publisher.
Last year the monitoring organization Freedom House rated Pakistan’s press as not free. The rating factors in things like government control of media and the safety of journalists reporting in the country.However, WBEZ’s North Side Bureau Reporter Odette Yousef found out that many Pakistani jo