Rocky Mountain News shuts down
Tough times in journalism continue as the Rocky Mountain News published its last edition this morning. On the paper’s website, the editorial staff posted this video chronicling the last days at the paper, which had been in print for nearly 150 years. Final Edition from Matthew Roberts on Vimeo.
I just found out that Mayor Daley has launched a YouTube page. Update: This morning the Tribune’s Clout Street blog had more detailed coverage
Geoghegan rolls out endorsements
Tom Geoghegan announced a number of endorsements today, including one from from former Congressman Abner Mikva. The news made the front page of Huffington Post’s Chicago news site. You can read the full story here.
Teamsters Local 743 Endorses Geoghegan
Tom Geoghegan continues to pick up key endorsements in his race for Congress in the fifth district. In addition to the Teamsters (see below), we were also endorsed by the National Nurses Organizing Committee this week. TEAMSTERS LOCAL 743 ENDORSES TOM GEOGHEGAN FOR CONGRESS (CHICAGO) – Tom Geoghegan today received the endorsement.
Lackner / Andrews joins Geoghegan for Congress
Lackner / Andrews is happy to announce that we will be working with Tom Geoghegan, candidate for Illinois 5th Congressional district. Chris Lackner has been named Press Secretary for the campaign. This is the special election to fill the vacant seat left by Rahm Emanuel, who is serving as President Obama’s Chief of.
Amazing inauguration photo
This photo is a taken by David Bergman using a gigapan camera, which capture unbelievalby high resolution images. Zoom in to see all the familiar faces surrounding Barack Obama as he gave his inaugural address. You can view the full screen version here, and read the photographer’s take on the shot on.