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When reporters do harm: Body count reporting

Published on June 24, 2013 By admin

This article initially ran under the "We Are Not Alone - No Estamos Solos" campaign and was first published at chicagoistheworld.org By La Risa Lynch Derrion Albert’s death made international headlines in 2009 when the Fenger High School student was beaten by a gang of teens in Roseland. But a story that got little headlines [...]

Wellness fair encourages teen healthy living

Published on April 22, 2010 By admin

By La Risa Lynch Ernestine Pendleton, of Marquette Park, didn’t plan on working up a sweat when she picked up her five year-old son from a pee-wee basketball league at the South Side YMCA. But a step aerobic class demonstration piqued her curiosity. Pendleton found the live demonstration more engaging then her Wii video game [...]