Tags: "Chicago Tribune"

17 May
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War draws Ukrainian back to reporting

YULIANA ROMANYSHYN Kyiv, Ukraine | Reporter, Kyiv Post Alfred Friendly Fellow | Hosts: Missourian, Chicago Tribune By Veengas Yasmeen | Yuliana Romanyshyn had a comfortable job at an information technology company in a city near Ukraine’s western border when the ...

25 Jun
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Fond memories of former Board member Ellen Soeteber

When Isaac Imaka was working at the Miami Herald as an Alfred Friendly Fellow in 2015, and when he returned to Uganda to work for the Daily Monitor, he often turned to Ellen Soeteber for advice, even after she left ...

10 Aug
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Adieu, wise mentor

By David Herbling “Quotes are like spices,” Julie Tatge told me as she gesticulated like a chef sprinkling a season on food. As she edited my story, Julie took time to advise me on how quotes should be carefully selected ...

20 May
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Crowdsourcing plus good data, a strong combination

By David Herbling Crowdsourcing is a very useful strategy in data journalism, I learned the other day. This is especially true in this era where news first breaks out in social media, leaving reporters scratching their heads about Day Two ...

10 May
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Journalism from a periscope

By Tarun Shukla In times when legacy newsroom firings are common, a new survey rating newspaper reporter as the worst job in the United States shouldn’t have surprised me. Yet it did. Like many, I didn’t join the profession thinking ...

01 May
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My first byline in the Chicago Tribune

It was a Tuesday morning like any other when I made my way to the Tribune Tower, having been attached at the Chicago Tribune for nearly a fortnight. I headed to my desk and did my usual morning ritual:  skim ...

24 Mar
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Fellow Profile: Kenyan’s passion for community service transitions into journalism career

David Herbling Nation Media Group, Kenya Alfred Friendly Fellow Hosted by Chicago Tribune   David Herbling taught for an aid agency in Somalia and was a community facilitator in Kenya when he decided to follow his enthusiasm for community service ...

18 Jul
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Fellow Chicago Tribune Story: Hyde Park bookstore O’Gara & Wilson closes after decades in operation

Hyde Park bookstore O’Gara & Wilson closes after decades in operation Move to Indiana prompted, in part, by ‘toxic environment for small businesses,’ owner says Doug Wilson, owner of O’Gara and Wilson bookstore in the Hyde Park neighborhood, says a ...

03 Jul
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Fellow Chicago Tribune story: Replacement workers brought in to ease funeral home strike

Replacement workers brought in to ease funeral home strike  By Mugambi Mutegi Published in Chicago Tribune in July 2, 2013    Operations at Dignity Memorial Home were thrown into confusion Tuesday after funeral directors and drivers went on strike over ...

02 Jul
0

Fellow Chicago Tribune Story: Barbecue sauce has lucrative market with Chicago flavor

Barbecue sauce has lucrative market with Chicago flavor National sauce-makers are based here, and Bucktown niche producer Lillie’s Q charges a premium Lillie’s Q bottles its “Smoky” barbecue sauce in its restaurant at 1856 W. North Ave. (Phil Velasquez, Chicago Tribune / June 17, ...

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