Posts Tagged “Chicago Tribune”

How racism infects the American mainstream news media

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How racism infects the American mainstream news media

How racism infects the American mainstream news media Racism dominates the mainstream American news media and there are examples of this everyday in news stories that the media promotes. The real tragedy is that most Arab Americans don’t care and do nothing about it. Instead, they prefer to be led by their noses against populist…

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Travel: Vacation in Chicago; Targeted, managed, and why not?

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Travel: Vacation in Chicago; Targeted, managed, and why not?

Vacations: An Excursion to Chicago By Ray Hanania Normally, I stay away from Chicago. The City is plagued by so many incidents of violence that it can be frightening. But, for the out-of-towner who has no choice but to be in Chicago, there are a few things worth seeing. Here’s a targeted day of adventure…

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Jim Edwards: Good journalists few and far between

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Good journalists few and far between By Ray Hanania Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Friday Jan. 18, 2013 Two names were in the news this week, Lance Armstrong and Jim Edwards. They were so far apart. One of the characters I came to know well as a City Hall reporter was a guy named Jim Edwards. You…

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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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GOP Bashes Democrats With Racism, Ignorance

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GOP Bashes Democrats With Racism, Ignorance By RAY HANANIA • Friday, July 13, 2012 Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Republican Congressman Joe Walsh claims his Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth talks too much about her military service. It’s not surprising, considering Walsh and most Republican lawmakers on the national level have wrapped themselves so tight using “patriotism” and…

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Baby boomers just waiting for ticket out

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Baby boomers just waiting for ticket out By Ray Hanania — A lot of people from “my generation” have died over the years. But when Davy Jones of the Monkees died last week, it hit very close to home. I don’t why his death means so much more to me as a baby boomer –…

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