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FOIAFest set for March 12 at Loyola Water Tower

February 15, 2016 admin 0

Tickets are now on sale for the Chicago Headline Club’s fourth annual FOIAFest! Come learn from more than two dozen journalists and other experts on everything from police misconduct and politicians using private email for public business, to filing a public records request and digging through data. Andy Shaw, president […]

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Headline Club offers grants for investigative reporting

February 13, 2016 admin 0

The Chicago Headline Club, the largest chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the nation, has grants available to help defray the costs of investigative stories, such as an airline ticket or a stack of public records. Apply by April 29 for up to $575 or by July 29 for up to […]

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Pre-Oscar Invite to view ‘SPOTLIGHT’

February 11, 2016 admin 0

You, the public and fellow journalists are invited to view the acclaimed film, SPOTLIGHT, in the exclusive Lake Street Screening Room, followed by Q&A with journalists, investigators, film critics and clergy. Monday, February 22 (Oscars winners to be announced Feb 28.) Doors open at 6:45 p.m./Movie to start at 7 p.m. at The Lake […]