Monthly Archives: January 2017

Getting to know Storify

Here’s a short Storify piece on this past weekend’s NHL All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles:¬†https://storify.com/thompsonb_neu/getting-started Advertisements

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Following the news on Twitter

Up-to-date news stories and websites dedicated to Chicago’s violence are useful resources for tracking shootings in the city and the stories of people around them, but social media is also useful for keeping up with that sort of news and … Continue reading

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29 shot in 24 hours

Retired carpenter erects 40 crosses in Englewood lot for each shooting victim so far in 2017 @WGNNews pic.twitter.com/AF4g5SYaaB — Dana Rebik (@DanaRebikWGN) January 23, 2017 Coming off the heels of Chicago’s most deadly year since 1996 (783 dead and 4,368 … Continue reading

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The future of news, from the past

Watching the three in-class period pieces on the future of the journalism industry was pretty interesting, especially considering how close all of the segments were to nailing how the news industry would progress over the years. Obviously they all missed … Continue reading

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Another year in Chicago

Over the coming months on this blog, I hope to keep updated on the continuous gun violence affecting the city of Chicago that has unfortunately been growing over the past several years. I come from a suburb of the city … Continue reading

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