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Sun-Times files for Chapter 11

Chicago, that great newspaper town… now with both in Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Chicago Sun-Times has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, as the troubled newspaper is sinking under [..]

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News & Notes

The alternative title is being used to describe today’s News & Notes, as there is sad news to report: – Chicago Defender sports journalist Larry Gross passed away [..]

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Roland Martin heads to Tom Joyner Morning Show

Roland Martin, a former editor of The Chicago Defender and current host of a morning show on News/Talk WVON-AM has exited the old Soft Sheen building on East [..]

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Chicago Defender to be weekly only

It looks like the struggling newspaper industry has claimed another victim: The Chicago Defender, the historic African-American newspaper which has struggled for years, is converting from a daily [..]

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A total disgrace

It’s a shame that Chicago’s historic black newspaper is being treated this way. The Chicago Defender has now been cut back from publishing daily to only a few [..]

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No more daily Chicago Defender?

That’s what this brief in MediaLife is implying – meaning that the struggling paper targeted to the African-American community may be cut back to twice-weekly or even just [..]

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Slogan change at Defender

The Chicago Defender, one of Chicago’s oldest African-American newspapers, has dropped its branding from the paper’s front page. The slogan, “Honest. Truthful. Unapologetically Black.” was discontinued by the [..]

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