Monday, December 15, 2008

Better Coverage Than The Tribune

The following story was written by Northwestern student journalist Jen Thomas. Once again, journalism students and News-Star are running circles around the Sun-Times and Tribune.

By Jen Thomas, Medill Journalism Student


  1. Helen Shiller is the sole reason that Uptown continues to have the lack of turnaround, the high rates of crime, drugs, murders, shootings, gangs.

    But you need the crime, drug dealing, shootings, and gangs in order to keep the housing in Uptown affordable.

    Disorder, lawlessness and chaos is acceptable and promotes the greater good.

    Without it, you'll just have Lincoln Park North. And if you have some collateral damage of a few people getting killed in order to keep that from happening, so be it.