Propaganda & Homicide Rates

Why is it that the only metric the Chicago media can use to determine whether or not the Chicago Police Department (CPD) is doing a “good job” is the number of homicides?  Near the end of every year there are reports in the media about whether the number of homicides has increased or decreased, 2009 Read more about Propaganda & Homicide Rates[…]


December Round Up

Public officials are supposed to lead by example, but most public officials in Illinois and Chicago prefer to live by the old adage: “do what I say not as I do.”  The truth is that there is a no snitching policy in Chicago and Illinois: both among the community members in Chicago and among our Read more about December Round Up[…]

Peter Karl

Peter Karl’s Confidentiality Agreement

What are we supposed to think about Peter Karl’s renewed relationship with Channel 5 News? For those that are not up to speed Mr. Karl renewed his journalistic relationship with NBC recently. Karl signed on with NBC recently to profile unsolved murder cases for NBC’s 10PM and morning newscasts. For those not in the know Read more about Peter Karl’s Confidentiality Agreement[…]

11 Questions for Jody

11 Questions for Jody Weis

Recently I have spent time consuming as much of the media coverage surrounding the appointment of Joey Weis as possible.  From the little I was able to glean from the coverage in the Chicago media Weis talked much more about philosophy rather than specifics.  A dangerous development because Weis is being charged with halting abuse Read more about 11 Questions for Jody Weis[…]