Tag Archives: Rahm Emanuel

The fridge pack (plus one): The unlucky 13 of the decade

There are flops, and then there are….flops. For every success in the most recent decade, there were products coming off so badly, you don’t know how the hell [..]

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Rahm Emanuel, Todd Stroger get new gigs

Emanuel, Stroger proves former politicians can really network well in getting media gigs Did you really think we were really getting rid of Rahm? On Tuesday, the former [..]

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“Empire” cast stands by Jussie Smollett

(Editor’s Note: Updated to add ratings information from last night’s episode.) While Jussie Smollett’s tenure on Empire¬†this season wound down Wednesday night, the battle on whether or not [..]

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Lori Lightfoot becomes Chicago’s next Mayor

Although Chicago TV viewers skipped out on election coverage, history was made Tuesday night After numerous debates (too many in this person’s opinion), and enough rhetoric to keep [..]

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Charges dropped against Jussie Smollett

Prosecutors abandon case, many questions remain In a strange twist of fate, charges against Empire cast member Jussie Smollett were dropped Tuesday morning in a move stunning everybody. [..]

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Van Dyke trial has Chicago, local media on edge

LaQuan McDonald trial has city on edge; local media is ready to cover with CLTV airing live proceedings September 5th began the biggest trial the city has seen [..]

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What Rahm Emanuel’s decision means for Chicago media

The Rahmfather calls it a career as local stations could reap another political windfall from upcoming mayor’s race It was eight years ago last week when longtime Chicago [..]

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Chance The Rapper buys Chicagoist

The South Side native gets into the media business – and takes shots at them In an unusual manner, Chance The Rapper announced some big news – by [..]

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Mark Konkol out as editor of Chicago Reader

Pulitzer-prize winning columnist out after less than two weeks Back some time ago, if there was a TV show so poorly received by critics and the viewing public, [..]

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Review: “Man Of The People”

WGN’s new weekly show lives up to hype – and then some Enjoy Man Of The People Chicago, because Lord knows what’s going to happen when new ownership [..]

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2017: How did we do?

Back a year ago, yours truly did a look ahead into 2017. So how did everything turn out? I have the answers right here! 1. The FCC under [..]

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2017 in review: Hold our beers

This Bud’s for you – 2017 a carbon city of 2016 2016: The worst year ever. 2017: Hold my beer. Yes, you saw this type of “hold my [..]

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Winners and losers in the Sinclair-Tribune deal

With Monday’s acquisition of Tribune Media by Sinclair, it is time to divvy up the winners and losers in this historic deal. Winner: Sinclair Broadcasting (of course.) No [..]

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The “Empire” is crumbling

Fox’s highest-rated show is fading fast You wonder at this point if the Empire Carpet Man can draw better ratings than Empire itself these days. Wednesday episode of [..]

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