SPC 490: Chicago Media
Tribune Co. annual report.
Dossier on the study "Chicago Tonight: Elites, Affluence and Advertising":
ago Media Action and James Owens (with input from Steve Macek)
Discussion of the study in Richard Feder's Sun-Times column.
Discussion of the study in Mike Miner's Chicago Reader column.
Discussion of the study in Ted Cox's Daily Herald column.
Discussion of the study in Extra! The Magazine of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
"Running WTTW into the Ground" by Jim Kirk, Chicago Tribune Magazine 4/27/03
WTTW's most recent ad kit.
Chicago Media History Links:
Cantigny Park in Wheaton, home of the Robert McCormick Museum
The Chicago Historical Society's site devoted to writer and radio personality, Studs Terkel
The Dramas of Haymarket-- not about media per se but includes some interesting multimedia essays about the local anarchist press at around the time of the notorious Haymarket bombing and show trial.
Outspoken: Chicago's Free Speech Tradition--A joint exhibit by the Newberry Library and the Chicago Historical Society.
A site devoted to WCFL, Chicago's Voice of Labor and an innovator in rock format radio.
Rich Samuel's Broadcasting in Chicago site
Steve Jajkowski's Chicago Television site
Assorted Chicago Media (both mainstream, for profit organizations and marginal, not for profit ones):
Bob Gallie's exhaustive list of various Chicago Media (with links to most radio and TV stations in the market as well as many print publications)
Chicago Tribune Web site
Labor Beat Producer of TV and radio programs about the labor movement in Chicago.
radio station-91.5 FM