Journalism: The Value of Institutional Memory

Journalism: The Value of Institutional Memory

WHEN BRIGID MET BILL: PART ONE By FF2 Media Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky In today’s world of increasingly accessible information, with speed appearing to be more valued than accuracy, discernment is still needed … at least according to longtime Chicago Tribune reporter William F. Presecky. “Newspapers need somebody who sorts out information in a faithful, truthful…

99 HOMES

Stunningly effective drama about the very real effects of the 2008 recession/housing crisis on ordinary Americans. Set in Orlando, Florida = one of the most hard-hit states. (JLH: 5/5. RBM: 4.5/5.) Rave by Managing Editor Jan Lisa Huttner Can there be higher praise in 2015 than to turn to one's partner as the credits roll…

HRC: 9/12/15

Today, one day after the 14th Anniversary of 9/11/01, I am officially kicking off a new grassroots initiative called HILLARY'S AUXILIARY. I have actually been thinking about this for quite some time now, but I was absorbed by a million different "little things" (both personal & professional), so I never quite got to it... Today, however,…

HRC '92

In November 1992--right before the election of William Jefferson Clinton--Richard & I were invited to a rally at Navy Pier in Chicago... It was called "Cook County Young Democrats Welcome Hillary & Tipper" (or something like that)... So I sent in our reservation forms, and sometime that morning, I bought myself one of those big…

Karen Black Tribute

The Many Faces of Karen Black: A Tribute by Jarrod Emerson  Back in the late 1960s, amidst war protests, LSD trips, and Jefferson Airplane, an American New Wave of film rebels and movie mavericks (Bogdanovich, Friedkin, Hopper, et al) crashed into Hollywood, bringing the shifting cultural landscape to the silver screen. Light-hearted fare of the…