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Noah Praetz talks Cook County absentee voting, security

September 20, 2012 Leave a comment

Despite the recent controversy over absentee voting in Ohio, Cook County expects an increase in the voting format this year, according to Noah Praetz, deputy director of Elections for the county. Read more…

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Storify | Liverpool 6-1 Brighton: Reds advance in FA Cup

February 19, 2012 Leave a comment

My Storify piece recapping Liverpool’s 6-1 win over Championship side Brighton in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

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CSN’s Chris Clark talks about Comcast, online sports journalism

January 29, 2012 Leave a comment

Chris Clark has been in online sports media long enough to know the ins and outs of the business, and he told an Online Sports Journalism class from DePaul University just how Comcast SportsNet keeps its head above water as a converged newsroom. Read more…

4 examples of great online sports storytelling

January 22, 2012 Leave a comment

Online sports reporting can be anything from good to lazy to in-depth. And, some of the best online sports coverage comes from outside the mainstream media. Here are four examples of good online sports storytelling, two from the mainstream press and two from independent websites. Read more…

Hillsborough: Liverpool Echo’s microsite on the stadium crush that killed 96

January 15, 2012 Leave a comment

A good online sports package similar to PBS’ coverage on the business of the NCAA Tournament is the Liverpool Echo’s microsite on Hillsborough, the 1989 stadium crush that resulted in 96 deaths and 766 injuries at a soccer match in Sheffield, England. Read more…

Julian Assange and WikiLeaks: Journalism or Crime?

Julian Assange is tough to pin down.

Alan Dershowitz called him a “new kind of journalist.” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called him a “high-tech terrorist.” Others have fallen either somewhere in the middle or somewhere extreme.

But one thing that’s certain is neither the left nor the right can really define the man largely credited for Internet whistleblowing site WikiLeaks.

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Andrew Huff talks about Gapers Block and the future of journalism

Andrew Huff of Gapers Block, a Chicago-centric blog site providing information on news and events around the city, told DePaul University journalism students on Wednesday that “print is dead.”

Founded in April 2003, Gapers Block takes it name from a Chicago term referring to the slowdown in traffic caused by people stopping to look around. Read more…