NABJ, Mette, Broke Death, Faux FOIA , Double Dip of Weis

Check out the description of this event titled “Death and the Deadline: Examining the Media’s Role in Community Violence” below:  (If your on Facebook I provide a link to the event page here.) “Chicago is fast becoming the murder capital of the nation. Children are being killed as they leave schoolyards. Young people are unintended[…]

Rollbacks of Public Access Law Becoming Law

 HB 5154 On April 29th the Illinois Senate passed HB 5154 and sent it to the Governor for his signature.  HB 5154 prohibits public access to performance evaluations of all public employees.  This is the second bill that has passed the Illinois General Assembly in 2010 that rolls back gains made in the rewrite of[…]