SpaceX’s Elon Musk waves while providing an update on Starship, on Feb. 10, 2022, near Brownsville, Texas. (Miguel Roberts / The Brownsville Herald via AP, File)

The company hasn’t explained to the journalists why it took down the accounts and made their profiles and past tweets disappear. But Musk took to Twitter on Thursday night to accuse journalists of sharing private information about his whereabouts that he described as “basically assassination coordinates.” He provided no evidence for that claim.

Maudlyne Ihejirika appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Dec. 8, 2022. (WTTW News)

A longtime Chicago journalist just stepped away from her job after 30 years of covering crime, politics, education and urban affairs.

Tracy Baim, publisher of the Chicago Reader weekly newspaper sits for a portrait in her office Monday, May 9, 2022, in Chicago. (AP Photo / Charles Rex Arbogast)
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The Chicago Reader, the city’s famed alt-weekly, is expected to become a nonprofit this month after the sale was nearly derailed over a co-owner’s column opposing COVID-19 vaccine requirements for children. Critics including former and current Reader staff blasted his take, arguing that Goodman relied on sources repeatedly fact-checked by media and infectious-disease experts.

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The future of the Chicago Reader is at stake as a dispute drags on between staff members and one of the paper’s current owners. 

Brent Renaud attends the 74th Annual Peabody Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 31, 2015, in New York. Renaud, an American journalist, was killed in a suburb of Kyiv, Ukraine, on Sunday, March 13, 2022/ (Photo by Charles Sykes / Invision / AP, File)

Brent Renaud, an acclaimed filmmaker who traveled to some of the darkest and most dangerous corners of the world for documentaries that transported audiences to little-known places of suffering, died Sunday after Russian forces opened fire on his vehicle in Ukraine.

Reporter Peter Nickeas at work in October 2013. (Courtesy Chicago magazine)

Three straight years of overnights, reporting on violence: Crime reporter Peter Nickeas on how that work changed him–and why he doesn't want to stop covering violence.

A new memoir tells the story of a young mother separated from her husband during the Nigerian civil war in the 1960s. Hear how she protected her family, including future Chicago Sun-Times journalist Maudlyne Ihejirika.

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists take on changes in journalism in this web extra conversation. Was the sale of The Washington Post to Jeff Bezos a vanity purchase? And what changes are ahead at the Sun-Times and Crain’s? Watch the web extra video.

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