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Media – December 2019

Media – December 2019

| December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Chicago media community lost several greats this year. Among them, WLS Channel 7’s long-time reporter Russ Ewing, WLS disc jockey Jim Dunbar, and WGN-TV’s Marshall Brodine. All of them were giants in this town that left lasting legacies, but two others passed away in 2019 that were personal friends of mine, and I wanted […]

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Media: August 2017

Media: August 2017

| July 31, 2017 | 1 Comment

It’s been ten years since I wrote my first novel $everance (ENC Press, 2007).  That book was a satire about what had become of the media business since the original deregulation in 1996. It was intended to shine a light on the dangers of entrusting so much control over news and information in the hands […]

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Media: January 2014

Media: January 2014

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cara In The Evening

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Media: April 2013

Media: April 2013

| April 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

This is my first column as the media critic for Illinois Entertainer, and I’m very excited to be joining a publication I’ve been reading for 30 years.

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