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Eight Forty-Eight 7.19.2011

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Eight Forty-Eight 7.19.2011

The UK’s phone-hacking scandal has posed questions concerning how media outlets can cover scandal in their own organizations.

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Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Commissioner Michelle Boone joins host Alison Cuddy to discuss Chicago's cultural future under the new administration. Political scientist Chris Mooney offers a midsummer update from Springfield and we dive into the history behind Lincoln Park's Abraham Lincoln statue with Lost Chicago author David Garrard Lowe. Also, in the wake criticisms the coverage of News Corp.’s alleged phone hacking, Eight Forty-Eight's Alison Cuddy talks with Professor Loren Ghiglione about how the media can cover scandal close to home.

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