Imagine if the world had never seen that photo of a young Mary Ann Vecchio screaming out in raw emotional pain over the body of Jeffrey Miller, shot dead moments earlier by National Guardsmen at Kent State University in 1970. Student journalist John Filo’s iconic, Pulitzer-winning photo arguably helped hasten the end of the Vietnam War. The protest at Kent State on May 4, … [Read more...] about What is lost if photos are pulled to save subject’s pain?
Opinion: Chicago Sun-Times endorsement of Lori Lightfoot for mayor shows why they still matter
To all who have written the obituary for the value of newspaper endorsements, Chicago offers powerful evidence that it’s time to throw that false eulogy out the window. A record-setting 14 candidates crowded the ballot for mayor of Chicago earlier this year. Some had been running for months with little to show for it. On Feb. 7, less than three weeks before Election Day, … [Read more...] about Opinion: Chicago Sun-Times endorsement of Lori Lightfoot for mayor shows why they still matter