Archive For The “journalism” Category

I Stand with the Police, first

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I Stand with the Police, first

I Stand with the Police, first. A look at the factors involved in the debate over police shootings and the recent outrageous killing of police officers By Ray Hanania July 14, 2016. I stand with the Police because the majority of Police officers are professionals who put their lives on the line everyday and night…

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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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Profile: Hanania argues American Arabs need more networking and greater involvement in local society

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Profile: Hanania argues American Arabs need more networking and greater involvement in local society

Profile: Hanania argues American Arabs need more networking and greater involvement in local society By Thabet al-Arabi Special to The Arab Daily News Ray Hanania is a name that resonates across the American Arab community. He was one of the first in the community to jump in the deep waters of professional journalism and communications,…

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Collapse of Mainstream News Media Continues

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Sun-Times bully Carol Marin has taken cheap shots at me and others in Chicagoland politics, and I am not afraid to respond to her bullying and twisted reporting. Marin is in the dying end of the mainstream media industry.

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Letters, Letters Yes, I Get Letters

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Letters to Ray Hanania from readers, from the patholigical lies of Betty Loren-Maltese to the poor journalism ethics of CLTV/Comcast’s Paul Lisnek. Hanania never holds back. Should you be angry Beyonce lip-synced. Damn right! And a tribute to Jim Edwards (Jake Hartford) at WLS AM Radio.

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Media Notices SW Side More and More

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Media Notices SW Side More and More By RAY HANANIA • Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Southwest News-Herald Newspaper It’s not the kind of attention that we really need but have you noticed that the mainstream Chicago media is paying more and more attention to the Southwest Side and suburbs lately? The downtown newspapers and TV…

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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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Is It the Politicians Or Is It the People?

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Is It the Politicians Or Is It the People? By RAY HANANIA • Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Southwest News-Herald Newspaper — Last week I had a chance to speak at a meeting of the United Business Association of Midway about Chicagoland politics, the Middle East conflict, and even got to perform a little comedy. Hey, I’m…

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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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Mainstream media always misses the story

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Mainstream media always misses the story By Ray Hanania — Over the years, I have been on both sides of the fence, as a journalist and as a media consultant. It’s a hazard of the journalism profession. The big media have so screwed up the industry that it’s not possible to really earn a living in…

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