Posts Tagged “Jane Byrne”

Trump not the first to battle media bias

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Trump not the first to battle media bias

Trump not the first to battle media bias The news media has turned into a political party battling President Donald Trump. Journalists have hurled attacks against the president complaining about his income, nepotism, calling him a “Liar” and blaming him for racism and gender bias. Yet the news media is guilty on all counts, from outrageous…

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Jane Byrne deserves to be remembered

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Jane Byrne deserves to be remembered

Jane Byrne deserves to be remembered By Ray Hanania Friday January 17, 2014 Southwest News-Herald Newspaper I first met Jane Byrne before Thanksgiving in 1978 at a meeting of the “Bogan Broads” – that was their name and they were proud of it – at a hotel in Burbank across the city’s southwest side border….

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Bill Daley Could Be A Great Governor

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Bill Daley Could Be A Great Governor By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Newspaper, Friday, July 05, 2013 I’ve met all of the Daley’s and I would say Rich Daley was never my first choice for Chicago Mayor. Bill Daley was. Bill Daley has been a voice of reason and fairness. He knows how to wear…

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Don’t Forget, Politics Can Be Terrible

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Don’t Forget, Politics Can Be Terrible By Ray Hanania Southwest News-Herald Friday April 19, 2013 By all measures, Chicagoland politics is not as combative as it was 30 years ago. It’s easy for us to forget how vicious politics was in the years following the death of Chicago Boss Richard J. Daley that Christmas season…

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Orr’s Policies Rejecting Live Voters Hurts 2nd District

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Orr’s Policies Rejecting Live Voters Hurts 2nd District By RAY HANANIA • Friday, March 01, 2013 Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Nowhere has Cook County Clerk David Orr’s policies on absentee balloting been more harmful than in the 2nd Congressional District, where voters Tuesday went to the polls to elect a successor to disgraced former Cong. Jesse…

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Election Day Results Are Not All That Bad

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Election Day Results Are Not All That Bad By RAY HANANIA • Friday, March 23, 2012 Southwest News-Herald When I covered Chicago City Hall and my first election in 1979, the press corps there would often leave around lunchtime to eat at a nearby Chinese Restaurant on Wells Street. Part of the reason was elections…

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Speech: Communications strategies and the new media

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Communications strategies and the new media By Ray Hanania — Speech to the Orland Park Chamber of Commerce on Communications Strategies Nov. 30, 2011 The media has changed but the fundamentals of communications have not changed. In the 1970s when I entered journalism, broadcast journalism was battling with the dominant print media to take control of…

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