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Online News Outlets Listing

24/7 North of Howard Watchers
www.howardwatchers.blogspot.com
What it’s about: A chronological history of the North of Howard area—the decline of a neighborhood into a pocket of poverty and its struggles, challenges and transitions.
Started: 1/1/05
Contact: Toni Duncan
howardwatchers@aol.com
Photos: www.flickr.com/photos/79822180@N00

600 Words by Esther J. Cepeda
www.600words.com
What it’s about:Current events with a Hispanic bent
Started:4/1/08
Contact: Esther J. Cepeda, Columnist
eejaycee@600words.com
Twitter: ejc600words
2010 New News Survey Participant

Adentro de Pilsen
http://www.adentrodepilsen.com
What it’s about: Primarily to serve the Pilsen community with vetted news and info. The project also strives to create a passion for high school and college journalists to examine niche news coverage.
Started: December 2009
Contact: Ralph Braseth
rbraseth@gmail.org
Twitter: adentrodepilsen
2010 New News Survey Participant

And That’s My Opinion
http://andthatsmyopinion.com
What it’s about: Various essays on a variety of subjects
Started:1997
Contact: Sandy Goldman
smgoldman@ameritech.net
2010 New News Survey Participant

ArchPundit
www.archpundit.com
What it’s about: Illinois politics
Started: 8/1/02
Contact: Larry Handlin, Publisher
archpundit@gmail.com
Video: www.youtube.com/archpundit
Photos: www.flickr.com/photos/archpundit
Twitter: archpundit

AREA Chicago
www.areachicago.org
What it’s about: Social and cultural movements in Chicago; “AREA Chicago supports the work of people and organizations building a socially just city. AREA actively gathers, shares, and produces knowledge about local culture and politics. It’s newspaper, website and events create relationships and sustain community through art, research, education, and activism.
Started: 2005
Contact: Daniel Tucker, Editor
areachicago@gmail.com
PO Box 476971
Chicago, IL 606047
Photos: www.flickr.com/areachicago
2010 New News Survey Participant

Art Letter
www.artletter.com
What it’s about: Growing community, raising consciousness about visual art in Chicago.
Started: 9/1/04
Contact: Paul Klein
paul@artletter.com
Twitter: artadvocate

Art or Idiocy?
http://artoridiocy.blogspot.com/
What it’s about: Art and culture in Chicago and elsewhere.
Started: September 2004
Contact: Erik Wenzel, Director
artoridiocy@yahoo.com
Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/AdReinhardt
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/artoridiocy/
Twitter: artoridiocy
2010 New News Survey Participant

Art Pilsen
http://artpilsen.blogspot.com/
What it’s about: Art Pilsen is a comprehensive guide to events happening in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood.
Started: 2004
Contact: Miguel Cortez, Blogger
mcortezruiz@gmail.com
Art Pilsen
1458 W. 18th St., #1R
Chicago, IL 60608
Twitter: lapsus5
2010 New News Survey Participant

Arte y Vida Chicago
http://www.arteyvidachicago.com
What it’s about: A calendar of Hispanic art and culture in Chicago
Started: 2007
Contact: Amor Montes de Oca, Publisher
amor@arteyvidachicago.com
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/groups/1084606@N22/
Twitter: arteyvida
2010 New News Survey Participant

AustinTalks
http://austintalks.org/
What it’s about: It’s a local news and information web site that covers the West Side Chicago neighborhood of Austin
Started: April 2010
Contact: Suzanne McBride, Coordinator
austintalks.org@gmail.com
AustinTalks
33 E. Congress Parkway, Suite 201-A
Chicago, IL 60605
Video: www.youtube.com/AustinTalks1
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/48845654@N02/
Twitter: AustinTalks
2010 New News Survey Participant

Barbershop: Dennis Byrne, Proprietor
http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/dennis-byrne-barbershop/
What it’s about: Politics and public policy
Contact: Dennis Byrne, Writer/Columnist
dennis@dennisbyrne.net
5 The Court of Bayview
Northbrook, IL 60062
Twitter: dennispbyrne
2010 New News Survey Participant

Beachwood Reporter
www.beachwoodreporter.com
What it’s about: A Chicago-centric news and culture review that also includes award-winning investigative reporting
Started: 2/1/06
Contact: Steve Rhodes, Editor & Publisher
srhodes@beachwoodreporter.com
The Beachwood Media Company
1427 N. Wicker Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
Video: www.youtube.com/beachdust
Photos: www.flickr.com/photos/beachwoodreporter
Twitter: BeachwoodReport
2010 New News Survey Participant

BroadShouldersUpdate.com
www.broadshouldersupdate.com
What it’s about: News for community development advocates
Started: 2008
Contact: Justin Massa, Co-founder
justin@movesmart.org
MoveSmart.org
100 N LaSalle St., Ste. 600
Chicago, IL 60602
Twitter: broadshoulders
2010 New News Survey Participant

Broken Heart of Rogers Park
http://morsehellhole.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Very local news and political commentary regarding a north side neighborhood in Chicago.
Started: 2004
Contact: Craig Gernhardt, Publisher/President
craig@gaychimag.com
Gernhardt Publications, Inc.
3115 North Broadway
Chicago, IL 60657
Twitter: craig_gernhardt
2010 New News Survey Participant

Bronzecomm
www.bronzecomm.com
What it’s about: Email service providing news, events and announcements of special interest
to Chicago-area African Americans
Started: Fall 2002
Contact: Raynard Hall
Publisher
radarnard@mindspring.com
2010 New News Survey Participant

Business POV
www.businessPOV.com
What it’s about: Business, economic activity,
innovation, entrepreneurship
Started: September 2006
Contact: Mark Scheffler,
Founder/Executive Producer
mscheffler@businessPOV.com
Audio: www.businessPOV.com

Catalyst Chicago
www.catalyst-chicago.org/notebook
What it’s about: Public education policy & school reform
Contact: Lorraine Forte, Editor-in-Chief
forte@catalyst-chicago.org
332 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 500
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Twitter: CatalystChicago
2010 New News Survey Participant

Center Square Journal
http://www.centersquarejournal.com
What it’s about: News for Chicago’s Lincoln Square, Northcenter and Ravenswood Manor neighborhoods.
Started: 01/01/2010
Contact: Mike Fourcher, Founder/Business Manager
mike@centersquarejournal.com
2423 W. Eastwood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
Twitter: centersqjournal
2010 New News Survey Participant

Centerstage Chicago
http://www.centerstagechicago.com
What it’s about: Chicago entertainment, music, theater, restaurants, bars, etc.
Started: 1996
Contact: Ben Rubenstein, Managing Editor
editor.inbox@centerstagechicago.com
Centerstage Chicago
350 N. Orleans, 10th Floor South
Chicago, IL 60654
Twitter: cstagechicago
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Argus
www.chicagoargus.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Chicago, along with the issues
of the world as perceived from Chicago
Started: 12/1/07
Contact: Gregory Tejeda, Publisher, Editor
gregoryt1965@gmail.com
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Art Magazine, Chicago Art Collector
http://www.ChicagoArtMagazine.com, http://www.ChicagoArtCollector.com
What it’s about: The Chicago visual art scene
Started: September 2010
Contact: Kathryn Born, Editor
chicagoartmagazine@gmail.com
chicagoartmap@gmail.com
Twitter: chiartmachine
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Bites
http://www.chicagobites.com
What it’s about: We review food events and restaurants in the Chicago area
Started: 02/01/2006
Contact: Tammy Green, Foodie
chicagobites@gmail.com
Chicago Bites
3353 West Wilson, 2F
Chicago, IL 60625
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=chicago+bites&w=48889116659@N01&s=rec
Twitter: chicagobites
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Carless
www.chicagocarless.com
What it’s about: The Life and Times of a Former New Yorker Living in Downtown Chicago
Started: 6/27/05
Contact: Mike Doyle
mike@chicagocarless.com
Video: www.youtube.com/user/chicagocarless

Chicago Defender
www.chicagodefender.com
What it’s about: News that relates to the African-American community (music, culture, sports, political, social, legal)
Started: 1/31/08
Contact: Shamontiel L. Vaughn, Web Editor
svaughn@chicagodefender.com
200 S. Michigan Ave., 17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
Twitter: chicagodefender

Chicago Hearts Trivia
www.chicaognow.com/trivia
What it’s about: We post fun trivia questions and quizzes daily and review local Chicago bars that run pub trivia nights in Chicago.
Started: 2008
Contact: Sasha Davis, Blogger
sashaheartstrivia@gmail.com
Twitter: WeHeartTrivia
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Is the World
http://www.chicagoistheworld.org
What it’s about: Ethnic news media
Started: 03/01/2009
Contact: Stephen Franklin
steve@newstips.org
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Journal
www.chicagojournal.com
What it’s about: Community/Neighborhood news
of the South Loop, West Loop and Near West Side
Contact: Micah Maidenberg, Editor
mmaidenberg@chicagojournal.com
Wednesday Journal, Inc.
141 S. Oak Park Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302

Chicago Magazine Online
www.chicagomag.com
What it’s about: General interest Chicago
Started: 1998
Contact: Bill Oakes, Web Manager
boakes@chicagomag.com
435 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60611
Video: www.youtube.com/chicagomag
Twitter: Chicagomag

Chicago News Cooperative
www.chicagonewscoop.org
What it’s about: Public-service journalism and news of substance and enterprise about the Chicago area
Started: 11/1/2009
Contact: Ben Goldberger, Digital Editor
bgoldberger@chicagonewscoop.org
70 E. Lake St., Suite 810
Chicago, IL 60601
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Now
http://www.chicagonow.com
What it’s about: Chicago Now is an online community created by Chicagoans for Chicagoans. It’s our bloggers’ job to lead the conversation on Chicago.
Started: August 2009
Contact: Bill Adee, Blog Scout
badee@chicagonow.com
Chicago Tribune Media Group
435 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
Twitter: chicagonow

Chicago Now: Collective Unconscious of Restless Fanatics
http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/collective-unconscious-of-restless-fanatics/
What it’s about: General sports theme with a look into the psyche of fandom
Started: 03/01/2010
Contact: Dan Davis, Blogger
obudan@gmail.com
1360 N. Sandburg Terrace, 604 C
Chicago, IL 60610
Twitter: obudan
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Parent
www.chicagoparent.com
What it’s about: Parenting
Contact:Graham Johnston, Manager of Internet and Technology
gjohnston@wjinc.com
141 S. Oak Park Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Reader
www.chicagoreader.com
What it’s about: News and listings
Started: Online 1994
Contact: Steve Timble, Associate Publisher
stimble@chicagoreader.com
11 E. Illinois St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Twitter: Chicago_Reader
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Reporter
www.chicagoreporter.com
What it’s about: An investigative monthly that reports on race and poverty issues in the Chicago metro area
Started: 1997
Contact: Alden K. Loury, Editor and Publisher
aldenl@chicagoreporter.com
332 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60604
Twitter: ChicagoReporter

Chicago Sun-Times
www.suntimes.com
What it’s about: Chicago-area news and sports
Started: 1994
Contact: Jack Barry, Assistant Managing Editor-Interactive Media
jbarry@suntimes.com
Chicago Sun-Times-Interactive Media
350 N. Orleans
Chicago, IL 60654
Twitter: suntimes
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Talks
http://www.chicagotalks.org
What it’s about: Chicago Talks is a community/citizen local news web portal that features news from Chicago neighborhoods and aggregates links from local community groups, ethnic news outlets, and nonprofits. Formaly called Creating Community Connections.
Contact: Suzanne McBride, Site Director
citizenjourno@gmail.com
33 E. Congress Parkway, Ste. 201-A
Chicago, IL 60605
Twitter: chicagotalks
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Techy
www.chicagonow.com/chicagotechy
What it’s about: Technology stuff which everyone can understand
Started: January 2010
Contact: Alberto Arreola
doublea0380@aol.com
Twitter: albert80
2010 New News Survey Participant
Chicago Tribune
www.chicagotribune.com
What it’s about: Online edition of daily paper offering breaking news, weather, sports, web specials on current events, and Chicago area guides.
Started: 03/14/1996
Contact: Ben Estes, Editor
bestes@tribune.com
435 N Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
Video: www.youtube.com/chicagotribune
Twitter: coloneltribune
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicago Weekly
www.chicagoweekly.net
What it’s about: News, arts and culture
of the South Side, centered around the
University of Chicago
Started: 2007
Contact: Editor
cwedit@gmail.com
Newcity Communications
770 N. Halsted St., Suite 303
Chicago, IL 60642

Chicagoist
www.chicagoist.com
What it’s about: Chicago! News, events, food, etc.
Started: 2004
Contact: Marcus Gilmer
Audio: chicagoist.com/tags/podcast
Twitter: Chicagoist
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicagonista
http://www.chicagonista.com
What it’s about: An online magazine for Chicago’s active families
Started: 2008
Contact: MJ Tam, Editor
mjtam@chicagonista.com
City Connect Media, Inc.
738 W. 26th St.
Chicago, IL 60616
Video: Online Live Show – http://www.ChicagonistaLive.com
Twitter: mjtam / chicagonista

ChicagoStorytelling
http://www.chicagostorytelling.com
What it’s about: Local community news in Chicago neighborhoods
Started: September 2009
Contact: Mike Reilley, Editor/ Instructor
mreille1@depaul.edu
DePaul University College of Communication / Mike Reilley
14 E. Jackson Blvd., Room 1106
Chicago, IL 60604
Video: http://www.youtube.com/chicagostorytelling
Photos: Slideshows – http://www.chicagostorytelling.tv/project/index.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chicagostorytelling/
Twitter: chitownstories
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicagov.org
http://chicagov.org/
What it’s about: Investigative journalism of Chicago government in print, audio, and video.
When it started: 05/01/2010
Contact: Dave Glowacz, Journalist
glow@mrradio.org
2010 New News Survey Participant

Chicanísima
http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/chicanisima/
What it’s about: Latino affairs
Started: May 2009
Contact: Teresa Puente
chicanisimachicago@yahoo.com
Twitter: tcpuente
2010 New News Survey Participant
Claretian Associates
www.claretianassociates.org
What it’s about: Nonprofit community development corporation in South Chicago
Started: 2003

Comings & Goings
www.southlandbusinessnews.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Businesses opening and closing in Chicago’s Southland
Started: 05/01/2009
Contact: Bob Bong, Managing Editor
bobbong@hotmail.com
Twitter: bobbong
2010 New News Survey Participant

Community Media Workshop
www.communitymediaworkshop.org
What it’s about: Neighborhood news
Started: Newstips.org, 1997;
CommunityMediaworkshop.org, January 2008
Contact: Thom Clark, President
thom@newstips.org
600 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
Audio: communitymediaworkshop.org/podcast
Video: communitymediaworkshop.org/vlog
Twitter: npcommunicator

Contratiempo
www.revistacontratiempo.com
What it’s about: Latino social issues,
arts and literature
Started: 2005
Contact: Moira Pujols, Executive Director
moirapujols@aol.com
1702 South Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60608
Audio: Chicago Public Radio Chicago Amplified

Crabby Golightly
http://www.crabbygolightly.com
What it’s about: Reaction to pop culture and news
Started: January 2008
Contact: E. Coady, Publisher/ Editor
crabby@crabbygolightly.com
Video: www.crabbygolightly.com/mt/youtube/
Twitter: Crabbygolightly
2010 New News Survey Participant

CTA Tattler
www.ctatattler.com
What it’s about: News and notes about all things regarding the CTA, including strange things seen and heard aboard trains and buses
Started: 6/1/04
Contact: Kevin O’Neil, Owner/Operator
kjoneil84@gmail.com
Twitter: kjo84
2010 New News Survey Participant

Daywatch: Chicago Tribune
www.chicagotribune.com/daywatch
What it’s about: Daily e-mail news briefing
Started: 1999
Contact: Charlie Meyerson, Senior Producer
cmeyerson@comcast.net
435 N. Michigan Ave., TT 400
Chicago, IL 60611
Twitter: Daywatch

Deep Dish
http://marcharshbarger.blogspot.com/
What it’s about: Groovy thoughts of a gay writer on pop culture and all things fabulous.
Started: 08/19/2008
Contact: Marc Harshbarger, Creator
deepdishdrama@aol.com
Deep Dish
4538 North Bernard Street
Chicago, IL 60625
Twitter: Deep_Dish
2010 New News Survey Participant

District 299
www.district299.com
What it’s about: Chicago schools (elementary and secondary)
Started: 2006
Contact: Alexander Russo, Creator
alexanderrusso@gmail.com
Twitter: district299
2010 New News Survey Participant

Driftless Area
www.driftlessarea.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Finding nature in the Chicago area
Started: 02/01/2007
Contact: Bob Dolgan, Editor
sportsshrike@yahoo.com
2010 New News Survey Participant

Edgeville Community Buzz
www.edgevillebuzz.com
What it’s about: Our goal is to be a one-stop spot for news, events and businesses in and around Chicago’s Edgewater and Andersonville neighborhoods.
Contact: Jeremy Bressman
jeremy@edgevillebuzz.com
2010 New News Survey Participant

Evanston Now
http://evanstonnow.com
What it’s about: Online newspaper for Evanston, Ill.
Started: 04/01/2006
Contact: Bill Smith, Publisher
bill@evanstonnow.com
Evanston Now LLC
1726 Wesley Ave.
Chicago, IL 60201
Video: http://www.youtube.com/EvanstonNow
2010 New News Survey Participant

EveryBlock
chicago.everyblock.com
What it’s about: Neighborhood news for Chicago and 10 other cities
Started: 1/1/08
Contact: Adrian Holovaty, Founder
adrian@everyblock.com
228 S. Wabash Ave., Suite 401
Chicago, IL 60604
Twitter: everyblock
2010 New News Survey Participant

Examiner.com
www.examiner.com/chicago
What it’s about: Full-service news, arts, entertainment, neighborhood site
Contact: Neil Tesser, Journalist
neiltesser@gmail.com
2010 New News Survey Participant

Expired Meter
www.theexpiredmeter.com
What it’s about: Parking tickets, red light camera tickets and generally about driving and parking in and around Chicago.
Started: 03/01/2008
Contact: Mike B., The Parking Ticket Geek/Editor
info@theexpiredmeter.com
Twitter: ticketgeek
2010 New News Survey Participant

Feast of Fun
http://www.feastoffun.com
What it’s about: Feast of Fun is a hot mix of social news, rising trends, in-depth interviews and live music sessions- the best of the net in real-time.
Started: 02/01/2005
Contact: Fausto Fernós, Co-host/ Executive Producer
mail@feastoffun.com
Video: http://www.youtube.com/feastoffun
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/feastoffools/
Twitter: feastoffun
2010 New News Survey Participant

Ferdy on Films, etc.
www.ferdyonfilms.com
What it’s about: Film reviews and commentary
Started: 12/1/05
Contact: Marilyn Ferdinand
marilynferdinand@comcast.net
Twitter: FerdyonFilms

Forgotten Chicago
http://www.forgottenchicago.com
What it’s about: Forgotten elements of our city’s infrastructure, architecture, neighborhoods, and general cityscape.
Started: 2007
Contact: Mike Damian, Outreach/Co-Founder
appleuzer@forgottenchicago.com
Forgotten Chicago
1848 W. Chase
Chicago, IL 60640
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/groups/forgottenchicago
Twitter: forgottenchi
2010 New News Survey Participant

FOX Chicago News
http://www.myfoxchicago.com
What it’s about: Chicago news
Started: 1998
Contact: Kirsten Miller, Senior Web Producer
kirsten.miller@foxtv.com
FOX Chicago News
205 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601
Twitter: foxchicago
2010 New News Survey Participant

Gapers Block
www.gapersblock.com
What it’s about: Chicago news, events and other things of note
Started: 4/1/03
Contact: Andrew Huff, Editor & Publisher
ah@gapersblock.com
P.O. Box 13524
Chicago, IL 60613
Photos: www.flickr.com/groups/gapers_block
Twitter: gapersblock
2010 New News Survey Participant

Getting Real
http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/chicago-real-estate-getting-real/
What it’s about: The Chicago Real Estate Scene
Started: 03/01/2008
Contact: Gary Lucido, President
info@lucidrealty.com
Lucid Realty
822 W. Village Ct.
Chicago, IL 60608
2010 New News Survey Participant

Going Public
www.redeyechicago.com/goingpublic
What it’s about: Blog about CTA news and issues
Started: 06/01/2009
Contact: Tracy Swartz, Reporter
tswartz@tribune.com
RedEye
435 N. Michigan Ave., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
Twitter: tracyswartz
2010 New News Survey Participant

Green Parent Chicago
www.greenparentchicago.typepad.com
What it’s about: Eco-friendly and off the mainstream news, events and activities for green living and natural family living in Chicago
Started: 4/1/08
Contact: Christine S. Escobar, Founder and Editor, Lead Writer
editors@greenparentchicago.com
Twitter: greenparentchgo
2010 New News Survey Participant

Greg Hinz blog at Crain’s Chicago Business
www.chicagobusiness.com/hinz
What it’s about: Chicago-focused politics and government
Started: 10/1/08
Contact: Greg Hinz, Columnist Blogger
ghinz@crain.com
Crain’s Chicago Business
360 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
2010 New News Survey Participant

Hello Beautiful!
www.edwardlifson.com
What it’s about: Architecture
Started: 2003
Contact: Edward Lifson
ELifson@gmail.com
2010 New News Survey Participant

Hinsdalean
www.thehinsdalean.com
What it’s about: Community news in Hinsdale
Started: 9/1/06
Contact: Jim Slonoff, Publisher
jslonoff@thehinsdalean.com
7 W. First St.
Hinsdale, IL 60521
2010 New News Survey Participant

Hot Potato
http://www.playhotpotato.wordpress.com/
What it’s about: Hot Potato is the little stories that fill you up. We cover stories not picked up by major media outlets, and we publish high-quality soft and hard news stories with multi-media.
Started: 06/01/2008
Contact: Christopher Brinckerhoff, Publisher
hotpotatonews@gmail.com
Hot Potato
649 Salem Court
Palatine, IL 60074
Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/u2christopher?feature=mhw4
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/30973745@N07/
2010 New News Survey Participant

Hyde Park Herald & Lakefront Outlook

www.hpherald.com
What it’s about: News in the neighborhoods
of Hyde Park and Bronzeville
Started: Herald in the ’90s; Outlook in 2009
Contact: Gabriel Piemonte, Editor
g.piemo@hpherald.com
Herald Newspapers, Inc.
1435 E. Hyde Park Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60615
2010 New News Survey Participant

Hyde Park Progress
www.hydeparkprogress.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Local politics and culture
Started: 7/25/07
Contact: David Hoyt, Blog Administrator
chicago.pop@gmail.com

I Hate My Developer
www.ihatemydeveloper.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Developer/condo-related issues, urban pioneering and South Side observations
Started: 8/1/05
Contact: The Woodlawn Wonder
Natasha_Chicago@yahoo.com
Twitter: WoodlawnWonder
2010 New News Survey Participant

Illinois Outdoors
http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/illinois-outdoors/
What it’s about: Fishing, hunting, and the outdoors
Started: 01/01/2010
Contact: Don Dziedzina, President, Illinois Outdoors Inc.
iloutdoors@comcast.net
Illinois Outdoors, Inc.
PO Box 713
New Lenox, IL 60451
2010 New News Survey Participant

Illinois Review
www.illinoisreview.typepad.com
What it’s about: Conservative perspective on Illinois politics
Started: 11/1/05
Contact: Fran Eaton, Editor
featon@illinoisreview.com
P.O. Box 233
Oak Forest, IL 60452
Video: http://www.youtube.com/illinoisreview

Inside Online
www.yournews.com
What it’s about: General information, news & events
Started: insideronline in 1996; yournews in 2008
Contact: Ronald Roenigk, Publisher
inside@britsys.net
Inside Publications
6221 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60660
2010 New News Survey Participant

Journal of Ordinary Thought
http://www.jot.org/journal_of_ordinary_thought.php
What it’s about: Writing about family histories, personal experiences, and neighborhood issue by adults in the neighborhoods of Chicago.
Started: 1996
Contact: Hollen Reischer, Editor
hreischer@jot.org
Neighborhood Writing Alliance
1313 E. 60th St., Suite 238
Chicago, IL 60637
2010 New News Survey Participant

Keep Us Connected
http://www.keepusconnected.org
What it’s about: AT&T’s discriminatory treatment of public, educational and government (PEG) access channels
Started: 2007
Contact: Michelle King, Business Manager
mking@cantv.org
CAN TV
322 S. Green St.
Chicago, IL 60607
Twitter: cantvchicago
2010 New News Survey Participant

Lake Effect News
www.lakeeffectnews.com
What it’s about: LEN is online community news site, much in the scope of a traditional neighborhood print newspaper. We cover crime, politics, development, education, and interesting neighborhood characters, events and organization on Chicago’s Far North Lakefront, including Rogers Park, West Ridge, Edgewater and Uptown.
Started: 05/19/2009
Contact: Lorraine Swanson, Editor/Publisher
lswanson@lakeeffectnews.com
Twitter: lakeeffectnews
2010 New News Survey Participant

Latina Voices
http://latina-voices.com/wp04/
What it’s about: News, opinion, features and stories by or about Latina women
Started: Fall 2008
Contact: Teresa Puente, Founder
tpuente@colum.edu
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tcpuente
2010 New News Survey Participant

Latino Policy Forum E-Newsletter
www.latinopolicyforum.org
What it’s about: Policy Information regarding Latinos
Started: 2008
Contact: Sara McElmurry, Communications Coordinator
smcelmurry@latinopolicyforum.org
20 E. Jackson Blvd. #1550
Chicago, IL 60604
Twitter: latinopolicy
2010 New News Survey Participant

Literago
www.literago.org
What it’s about: Literary events & news in Chicago
Started: 5/1/06
Contact: Gretchen Kalwinski, Managing Editor
editors@literago.org

Live Here Oak Park
www.livehereoakpark.com
What it’s about: Online community, blog and forum for people living in and around Oak Park.
Started:June 2009
Contact: Becca Martin
livehereoakpark@gmail.com
Twitter: Oakparkerr
2010 New News Survey Participant

Logan Square Neighborhood Association
www.lsna.net
What it’s about: The work of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association
Started: 2005
Contact: Monica G. Chavez, Technology
and Communications Coordinator
mgarreton@lsna.net
2840 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
Video: www.youtube.com/user/lsnanet
2010 New News Survey Participant

Lynn Sweet Blog
www.blogs.suntimes.com/sweet
What it’s about: President Obama, Michelle, Congress and Chicago interests in Washington
Started: 2/1/06
Contact: Lynn Sweet, Washington Bureau Chief
lsweet3022@aol.com
Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times
1206 National Press Building
Washington, DC 20045

Marathon Pundit
www.marathonpundit.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Politics, local and national
Started:1/1/05
Contact: John Ruberry, Blogger
john.ruberry@sbcglobal.net
Twitter:marathonpundit
2010 New News Survey Participant

Mark Karlin
http://www.buzzflash.com
What it’s about: progressive politics and commerce
Started: May 2000
Contact: Mark Karlin, Editor and Publisher
buzzflash@buzzflash.com
Mark Karlin/ BuzzFlash
688 N. Milwaukee, Suite 204
Chicago, IL 60642
Twitter: buzzflash
2010 New News Survey Participant

McHenry County Blog
www.mchenrycountyblog.com
What it’s about: McHenry County and Illinois news and politics
Started: 10/1/05
Contact: Cal Skinner
calskinner2@gmail.com

Me & My Shadow: A Life in Chicago
http://francesarcher.wordpress.com
What it’s about: Personal accounts chronicaling the histories of Chicago
Started: 11/01/2009
Contact: Frances O’Cherony Archer, Consultant
content1st@gmail.com
Content First, Inc.
P.O. Box 2723
Glenview, IL 60025-6723
Twitter: Content1st
2010 New News Survey Participant

Metropolitan Planning Council Blog
http://www.metroplanning.org/news-events/blog-posts/
What it’s about: The blog focuses on regional growth and development best practices and policy reforms, and regularly touches on topics related to affordable housing, transportation, urban design, and water supply. It is written by the staff of the Metropolitan Planning Council, a nonprofit dedicated to helping shape a more sustainable and prosperous greater Chicago region.
Started: 2009
Contact: Mandy Burrell Booth, Assistant Communications Director
mburrell@metroplanning.org
Metropolitan Planning Council
140 S. Dearborn St., Ste. 1400
Chicago, IL 60603
Audio: http://www.metroplanning.org/multimedia/audio/
Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/MetroplanningChicago
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/metroplanning/
Twitter: Metroplanners
2010 New News Survey Participant

Mindful Metropolis
www.mindfulmetropolis.com
What it’s about: News & Lifestyle Journalism Catering to Chicago’s Conscious Community
Started: 05/01/2009
Contact: Richard McGinnis, Publisher
richard@mindfulmetropolis.com
Mindful Metropolis
2020 N California, Suite 7#165
Chicago, IL 60647
Twitter: MindfulMetro
2010 New News Survey Participant

Music Box
http://www.musicbox-online.com/
What it’s about: Music and Pop Culture
Started: 06/01/1994
Contact: John Metzger, Editor
editor@musicbox-online.com
The Music Box
PO Box 3911
Oak Park, IL 60303-3911
Twitter: musicboxonline
2010 New News Survey Participant

Near West Side Community Development Corporation
www.nearwestsidecdc.org/home.aspx
What it’s about: community news
Started: 2006
216 S. Hoyne Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612

New Communities
www.newcommunities.org
What it’s about: Chicago
Started: 2004
Contact: Gordon Walek, Communications Manager
gwalek@lisc.org
LISC/Chicago
1 N. LaSalle St., 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Video: LISC New Communities and LISCTu – http://www.youtube.com/newcommunities
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/lisc-chicago
2010 New News Survey Participant

Newcity
www.newcity.com
What it’s about: Neighborhood news
Started: 1996
Contact: Brian Hieggelke, Editor/Publisher
brian@newcity.com
Newcity Communications, Inc.
770 N. Halsted St., Suite 303
Chicago, IL 60622
Twitter: newcity
2010 New News Survey Participant

Newstips

www.communitymediaworkshop.org/newstips/
What’s it about? Newstips is a grassroots news service providing journalists with stories and sources from Chicago-area nonprofits and community organizations.
Started: 1989
Contact: Curtis Black
curtis@newstips.org
Newstips Editor
Community Media Workshop
at Columbia College Chicago
600 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Twitter: chicagonewstips

Notes From North Sheridan
http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/notes-from-north-sheridan/
What it’s about: The college and new resident’s perspective on life in Chicago
Started: 2009
2010 New News Survey Participant

NP Communicator
http://www.communitymediaworkshop.org/npcommunicator
What it’s about: Nonprofit communications
Started: 2007
Contact: cmw@newstips.org
Community Media Workshop
at Columbia College Chicago
600 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
Twitter: npcommunicator
2010 New News Survey Participant

NUF SAID
http://nuf-said.org/
What it’s about: New Media, Research, and Insights by and about Chicago Youth
Started: 2010
Contact: Tom Bailey, Program Coordinator
cyvn2010@gmail.com
Chicago Youth Voices Network
c/o Issue Lab
4001 N. Ravenswood, Suite 602
Chicago, IL 60613
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/46491851@N07/
Twitter: CYVN
2010 New News Survey Participant

nwi.com
http://www.nwi.com
What it’s about: Local news and sports from Northwest Indiana
Contact: Chris Loretto, Director of Interactive Media & Product Development
chris.loretto@nwi.com
The Times Media Company
601 W. 45th Ave.
Munster, IN 46321
Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/nwitimestv
Twitter: nwi
2010 New News Survey Participant

Office Oracle
http://www.chicagonow.com/officeoracle
What it’s about: Insights and advice on office life from a corporate rat.
Started: 03/01/2010
2010 New News Survey Participant

Outside the Girl Box
http://www.chicagnow.com/blogs/outside-the-girl-box
What it’s about: It is about self-esteem and empowerment for pre-teen girls
Started: 02/01/2010
Contact: Lauren Kaminsky, Blogger
outsidethegirlbox@gmail.com
Twitter: outgirlbox
2010 New News Survey Participant

Outside the Loop RADIO
www.outsidetheloopradio.com
What it’s about: Local stories, local interviews, topics that don’t always get local mainstream coverage
Started: 9/1/06
Contact: Mike Stephen, Host/Executive Producer
mike@outsidetheloopradio.com
Audio: www.outsidetheloopradio.com
Twitter: outsidetheloop
2010 New News Survey Participant

Outside.In
www.outside.in/Chicago_IL
What it’s about: Hyperlocal news aggregator
Started: 9/1/06
Contact: Chrysanthe Tenentes, Community Coordinator
chrysanthe@outside.in
20 Jay St., Suite 1019
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Twitter: outsidein
2010 New News Survey Participant

Pilsen Portal
www.pilsenportal.org
What it’s about: Pilsen Community
Started: 07/15/2009
Contact: Jaime Guzman, Project Manager
jguzman@resurrectionproject.org
The Resurrection Project
1818 S. Paulina
Chicago, IL 60608
Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/PilsenPortal
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pilsenportal
2010 New News Survey Participant

Post-Tribune
www.post-trib.com
What it’s about: Northwest Indiana news
Contact: name, title
email@email.com
Post-Tribune
1433 E. 83rd Ave.
Merrillville, IN 46410
2010 New News Survey Participant
Progress Illinois
www.progressillinois.com
What it’s about: Progressive news and commentary on metro and state politics in Illinois
Started: 3/1/08
Contact: Josh Kalven, Editor
jkalven@gmail.com
222 W. Ontario St. #310
Chicago, IL 60654
Video: www.youtube.com/ProgressIllinois
Twitter: progressil
2010 New News Survey Participant

Proyecto Latina
www.proyectolatina.org
What it’s about: Highlighting Established and Emerging Latinas in the Arts
Started: 2008
Contact: Irasema Gonzalez, Editor & Co-producer
info@proyectolatina.org
PO Box 891136
Chicago, IL 60608
2010 New News Survey Participant

Revista Contratiempo
www.revistacontratiempo.com
What it’s about: Art, culture, literature and social issue analysis
Started: 05/01/2003
Contact: Moira Pujols, Executive Director
mpujols@revistacontratiempo.com
Contratiempo NFP
1702 South Halsted
Chicago, IL 60608
Audio: http://www.chicagopublicradio.org/Content.aspx?audioID=41818
2010 New News Survey Participant

Ride
www.blogs.suntimes.com/transportation
What it’s about: Transportation issues
Started: 2/1/08
Contact: Mary Wisniewski, Transportation Reporter
mwisniewski@suntimes.com
Chicago Sun-Times
350 N. Orleans St., Floor 9
Chicago, IL 60654

Rogers Park in 1,000 Words
http://www.RP1000.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Rogers Park
Started: 06/22/2007
Contact: Bill Morton, Author
BillMorton.RogersPark@gmail.com
Rogers Park in 1,000 Words
c/o Bill Morton
1205 W. Sherwin Avenue Suite 803
Chicago, IL 60626
Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/BillMortonRogersPark
2010 New News Survey Participant

SallyDuros.com
http://www.sallyduros.com
What it’s about: My thoughts about the future of news locally and nationwide, as well as sporadic writing about the economy.
Started: 2004
Contact: Sally Duros, Independent Journalist
sally@sduros.com
Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/sduros
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124450307@N01/
Twitter: saduros
2010 New News Survey Participant

Second City Cop
secondcitycop.blogspot.com
What it’s about: life and politics from a street cop’s perspective
Started: 05/01/2005
2010 New News Survey Participant

Seeding Chicago
seedingchicago.wordpress.com
What it’s about: How the urban agriculture movement is transforming Chicago communities
Started: 03/01/2010
Contact: Cassandra West, Editor
cwest@newmediaaccess.com
New Media Access
175 Linden Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
Twitter: seedingchicago
2010 New News Survey Participant
Shots in the Dark
http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/shots-in-the-dark/
What it’s about: Photo blog of the Chicago nightlife scene.
Started: December 2009
Contact: Chuan Vo, Photographer
chuan.vo@gmail.com
Vofotos Photography
3021 W Armitage Ave Unit 207
Chicago, IL 60647
Twitter: vofotos
2010 New News Survey Participant

Sixth Ward
www.thesixthward.blogspot.com
What it’s about: A blog on ward issues and
state & local politics
Started: 11/1/07
Contact: Levois, Student
itsmymind@gmail.com
Twitter: thesixthward
2010 New News Survey Participant

SkokieNet Community Information Network
http://skokienet.org
What it’s about: News and other information of interest to folks in Skokie, IL; Stories, pix, opinions, and more from anyone in the Village
Started: 1995
Contact: Frances E Roehm, SkokieNet Librarian and Community Liaison
froehm@skokielibrary.info
SkokieNet.org @ Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton St
Skokie, IL 60077
Video: http://youtube.com/SkokieTalk
Twitter: SkokieNet
2010 New News Survey Participant

Sloopin
www.sloopin.com
What it’s about: Anything to do with Chicago’s South Loop Neighborhood
Started: August 2008
Contact: Ryan Schuster, Founder
sloopin@gmail.com
Sloopin
1430 S. Michigan Ave. Unit 311
Chicago, IL 60605
Twitter: sloopin
2010 New News Survey Participant

Soleil’s To-Dos!
www.so-LAZE.com
What it’s about: diverse cultural Chicago events
Started: 2001
Contact: Stephanie Green, Publisher
Soleil@so-LAZE.com
Soleil’s To-Dos Enterprises, Ltd.
10 North Dearborn, Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60602
2010 New News Survey Participant

South Suburban News
www.southsnews.com
What it’s about: Hyperlocal community news in Chicago’s South Suburbs
Started: 6/1/09
Contact: Glenn Reedus, Editor and Publisher
publisher@southsnews.com
21141 Governors Highway, Suite 304
Matteson, IL 60443
2010 New News Survey Participant

Southland Savvy
www.southlandsavvy.com
What it’s about: Local business news, primarily, with some news aggregation and items that celebrate life in the Chicago Southland.
Started:03/01/2010
Contact: Dennis Robaugh, Partner
drobaugh@southlandsavvy.com
Twitter: southlandsavvy
2010 New News Survey Participant

Southwest Observer
www.southwestobserver.com
What it’s about: Neighborhood news
Started: 3/1/07
Contact: Michael Fielding, Editor
editor@southwestobserver.com
Southwest Observer, a branch of Romeii, LLC
P.O. Box 146
Hudson, WI 54016
Twitter: swobserver
2010 New News Survey Participant

Suburban Chicagoland/Radio Chicagoland
http://www.SuburbanChicagoland.com and http://www.RadioCHicagoland.com (networked together)
What it’s about: Provides news, features and commentary on suburban Chicagoland issues in the news, headline stories and more; also showcases live radio interviews from our weekday radio show Mon-Fri 8-9:30 am 1530 AM Radio WJJG
Started: 2002
Contact: Ray Hanania, Publisher
rayhanania@comcast.net
Ray Hanania Enterprises Ltd
PO Box 2127
Orland Park, IL 60462
Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/rayhanania
Twitter: rayhanania
2010 New News Survey Participant

That’s Awesome
http://www.chicagonow.com/thatsawesome
What it’s about: Anything and everything that is awesome.
Started: 03/01/2010
2010 New News Survey Participant

The Living Room in Rogers Park
http://thelivingroom.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Commentary on a variety of subjects, especially those that will impact the community such a Peak Oil and Climate Change.
Started: 08/01/2006
Contact: Christine Wellman, Writer
livingroominrogerspark@yahoo.com
2010 New News Survey Participant

This is Hell!
http://thisishell.com
What it’s about: Live on-air radio program that features views and voices not heard in the mainstream media. We also offer the Nine Circles of Hell! Monday through Friday – the nine most hellish stories we can find. It’s all the news that gives you fits in print.
Started: Broadcasting since 1996 with archive of podcasts dating back to 2001.
Contact: Chuck Mertz, Host/ Producer/ Creator/ Writer
thisishell@wnur.org
This is Hell!
c/o WNUR Radio John J. Louis Hall 1877 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
2010 New News Survey Participant

Thriftista
http://www.thriftista.com
What it’s about: How to live well in Chicagoland on a budget.
Started: 07/01/2009
Contact: Lisa Ghisolf, Owner
lisag@thriftista.com
Thriftista
1040 W. Adams #611
Chicago, IL 60607
Twitter: thriftista
2010 New News Survey Participant

Time Out Chicago
http://www.timeoutchicago.com
What it’s about: Weekly city magazine primarily covering arts and culture
Started: 2005
Contact: Frank Sennett, Editor-in-Chief/President
fsennett@timeoutchicago.com
Time Out Chicago
247 S State St., 17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60618
Video: http://chicago.timeout.com/section/music (Live at TOC video podcast)
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/groups/tocgroup/pool
Twitter: TimeOutChicago
2010 New News Survey Participant

Triblocal – Voice of the Town
www.triblocal.com
What it’s about: Hyperlocal website serving 100 communities in the suburbs of Chicago with reporter and UGC content
Started: 2007
Contact: Kyle Leonard, Managing Editor
Kleonard@tribune.com
TribLocal
3 Wesstbrook Coprorate Center, Suite 800
Westcheter, IL 60154
Twitter: kyleonard

Uptown Update
www.uptownupdate.com
What it’s about: News and Commentary from the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago
Started: 05/01/2007
Contact: uptownupdate@hotmail.com
2010 New News Survey Participant

Urbanophile
www.urbanophile.com
What it’s about: Urban affairs and the future of the Midwest city—the intersection of policy, architecture and design, strategy, transportation, economic development, talent acquisition, arts and culture, and demographics.
Started: 12/1/06
Contact: Aaron M. Renn, Owner
arenn@urbanophile.com
Twitter: urbanophile

Vivelohoy
http://www.vivelohoy.com
What it’s about: Local, Entertainment, Sports, National, Latinamerica and World News in Spanish
Started: 2005
Contact: Gerardo Lopez, Online Editor/Producer
glopez@hoyllc.com
Vivelohoy
202 W First St 3rd FLoor
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Video: http://www.youtube.com/vivelohoy
Twitter: http://www.vivelohoy.com/twitterla
2010 New News Survey Participant

Vocalo
www.vocalo.org
What it’s about: A user-generated Web site
and radio station
Contact: Shannon Heffernan,
Online Community Manager
info@vocalo.org
848 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
Audio: Radio: On air at 89.5FM;
streaming at www.vocalo.org/on-air
Podcast: feeds2.feedburner.com/vocapodcast
Video: www.vocalo.org
Twitter: vocalo and/or shannon_h (community manager)
2010 New News Survey Participant

WBEZ Chicago Public Media
www.chicagopublicradio.org
What it’s about: Timely and in-depth coverage of Chicago-area news, arts and culture.
Started: 2/1/06
Contact: Justin Kaufmann: jkaufmann@chicagopublicradio.org;
Andrew Gill: agill@chicagopublicradio.org;
Carrie Shepherd: cshepherd@chicagopublicradio.org
848 E. Grand Ave. (Navy Pier)
Chicago, IL 60611
Multiple Podcasts: www.wbez.org/Tools.aspx
Multimedia Blog: apps.wbez.org/blog
Chicago Matters: www.chicagopublicradio.org/ChicagoMatters.aspx
Multimedia Reporting Projects (Hard Working): www.chicagopublicradio.org/Cityroom_Series.
Multimedia Reporting Projects (50/50): www.chicagopublicradio.org/5050
Video: www.youtube.com/wbez
Photos: www.flickr.com/groups/chicagopublicradio
2010 New News Survey Participant

WCPT AM & FM – Chicago’s Progressive Talk Radio
http://www.chicagosprogressivetalk.com
What it’s about: Web component of WCPT AM & FM – Progressive Politics
Started: 2005
Contact: Kevin Clarke, Marketing and Promotions Director
kclarke@newswebradio.net
WCPT AM & FM – Chicago’s Progressive Talk
6012 S. Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60629
Audio: Streaming Radio Station and Podcasts –
http://www.chicagosprogressivetalk.com/listen/ http://www.chicagoprogressivetalk.com/podcasts/
Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/WCPT820AM
Twitter: wcptradio
2010 New News Survey Participant

WE The People Media/Residents’ Journal
http://www.wethepeoplemedia.org
What it’s about: it provides a unique source of information to low-income youth, adults, seniors, and their advocates nationally
Started: 2003
Contact: Ethan Michaeli, Executive Director/Publisher
ethan@wethepeoplemedia.org
We The People Media/Residents’ Journal
4859 S. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/Wethepeoplemedia?feature=mhw4
2010 New News Survey Participant

Welles Park Bulldog
http://www.wellesparkbulldog.com
What it’s about: Neighborhood news for the Ravenswood, Lincoln Square, North Center, St. Bens, Graceland West, Ravenswood Manor, Rockwell Crossing and Ravenswood Gardens communities.
Started: 03/01/2010
Contact: Patrick Boylan, Editor
boylanpadraig@gmail.com
Chicago Bulldog Media
2431 W Cullom Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
Twitter: chibulldog
2010 New News Survey Participant

WGN Radio
http://www.wgnradio.com
What it’s about: Chicago’s news, talk, sports, weather and traffic
Started: 1996
Audio: http://www.wgnradio.com/shows/schedule/
2010 New News Survey Participant

Windy Citizen
www.windycitizen.com
What it’s about: A social media service like Twitter, where participants share links and comment on their favorite Chicago news of the day.
Started: 5/1/08
Contact: Brad Flora, CEO
editor@windycitizen.com
Twitter: windycitizen
2010 New News Survey Participant

Windy City Media Group
www.windycitymediagroup.com
What it’s about: News and entertainment for the LGBT communities
Started: Mid 1990s as a complement to the print edition
Contact: Tracy Baim, Publisher
editor@windycitymediagroup.com
Windy City Media Group
1900 S. Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
Audio: www.windycityqueercast.com
Video: www.QueerTVNetwork.com (under the VIDEO button)
Twitter: windycitytimes1
2010 New News Survey Participant

Windy Pixel
www.thewindypixel.com
What it’s about: Unique and outstanding
photographic images of the city accompanied
by stories and views of what is going on in
photography and Chicago
Started: 3/1/09
Contact: Justin Kern
justinwkern@gmail.com
Photos: www.flickr.com/photos/24894289@N08 , www.flickr.com/photos/mikeboehmer www.flickr.com/photos/anniewisc
Twitter: thewindypixel

WTTW
wttw.com and wttw.com/chicagotonight and wttw.com/moreonthestory
What it’s about: Website for Chicago’s largest PBS station. The Chicago Tonight and More on the Story sites are extensions of Chicago Tonight coverage and include all video from the show, exclusive (extra footage) video, blog material and other extensions like maps, timelines, photos, transcripts and documents, and supplemental text narrative.
Contact: Anne Gleason, SVP Marketing/Interactive
agleason@wttw.com or chicagotonight@wttw.com
5400 N Saint Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
Video: http://www.youtube.com/wttwchicago/
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wttwchannel11/
Twitter: wttw
2010 New News Survey Participant

WZRD-Chicago
www.wzrdchicago.org
What it’s about: WZRD is a 100 watt station in Chicago, with a freeform format, bringing underground and underrepresented music and ideas to the community.
Contact: Terry O’Connor, Program Director
programdirector@wzrdchicago.org
WZRD-Chicago
5500 N. St. Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
2010 New News Survey Participant

YoChicago
www.yochicago.com
What it’s about: New residential construction
and real estate issues in Chicago
Started: 12/1/06
Contact: Joseph Askins, Editor
jaskins@yochicago.com
Data Based Ads Inc.
363 W. Erie St., Suite 500E
Chicago, IL 60654
Video: www.youtube.com/yochicago1,
www.youtube.com/newhomenotebook, www.youtube.com/therealestateexperts
Photos: www.flickr.com/photos/yochicago1
Twitter: yochicago