“Nowadays it’s all about linear storytelling,” notes Mario R. García. That’s how readers consume news, scrolling down, connecting the headline to the story to the caption to the images. “Readers are too impatient in a world of constant interruptions.” With over a million annual frequent flyer … Read More... about Mario García tells ‘The Story’
“There’s no way around it — South and West Side victims. The girls are all black except for one.” –Jim DeRogatis on why the Chicago media ignored the R. Kelly story for decades.
Managing a newsroom seems to come as easily to Mary J. Koester as carrying 100-pound weights up mountains, running half-marathons or scaling 110 stories of stairs. Koester, the 35-year-old managing editor and editor of North County News in Red Bud in Southern Illinois, was just named to Editor & Publisher’s 25 Under 35 list for […]