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Craig Newman
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Attended Harrisonburg High School
Lives in Chicago, IL
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Pulitzer-winning Sun-Times content. Digital journalism pontification. Drivel. Sometimes all at once.
Dead tree and snappy pixel editor at the Chicago Sun-Times and Much of what I post here will be from those pages - real and virtual. Beer intake specialist. Hubby to Jenni Newman. Dad. Little league coach. Attached to the Web.
  • Harrisonburg High School
    screwing off, 1989
  • James Madison University
    mass communications, history, 1994
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  • Chicago Sun-Times
    journalist, 2003 - present
  • Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
    adjunct professor, 2009 - 2012
  • The Boston Globe
    journalist, 2000 - 2003
  • Times of Northwest Indiana
    jounralist, 1995 - 2000
  • Oshkosh Northwestern
    journalist, 1994 - 1995
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Harrisonburg, VA - Boston, MA - Oshkosh, WI - Elmhurst, IL - Quincy, MA - Lansing, IL
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While businesses in Chicago are not required to have gender-neutral bathrooms, more of them are starting to, and some are using creative signage to address the issue with humor.
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The Chicago Teachers Union says 96 percent of voters agreed to walk off the job.
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In an emotional speech, the mayor vows to do better with policing, community and business involvement, tougher gun laws and a major expansion of youth mentoring.
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Cyber attacks today are currently disrupting services on major websites such as Twitter, the New York Times, Spotify and CNN.
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Mark Kirk calls for the GOP nominee to quit the race after his comments detailing in graphic terms a failed sexual conquest of a married woman are reported.
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The union's House of Delegates voted to walk out if no contract is agreed upon by then.
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