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.
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.
President Donald Trump’s commutation of Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year sentence ends a corruption saga that has been both notorious and bizarre.
We talk with Len Goodman, an attorney of imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who filed an appeal on his behalf on July 15. Read the full appeal.