media

Chicago Media on the Violence in Chicago

It would be nice if the media did their jobs to separate fact from fiction and urban myth.  One thing the Chicago media is very good at is being an echo chamber for accusations and rumor rather than taking that material in and comparing it to the facts to see if there is any validity[…]

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Preventable Victimization and Inside-Outside Homicides

Megan Twohey’s recent expose on Bruce Smith, a Chicago-area gynecologist accused multiple times of sexual assault, and the absolute disregard for those allegations from the criminal justice system has produced some justice.  It was not until after the expose that the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO) sought a[…]