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Gov. Quinn Talks MAP Grants at DePaul

Governor Pat Quinn

Gov. Quinn stressed the importance of MAP grants for Illinois students. (Photo/Josclynn Brandon)

By Josclynn Brandon

Originally posted: December 2012.

Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois.

“This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said.

“We want everyone to have the opportunity to go to college that has the ability to go to college.”

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Gov. Quinn Stresses MAP Grants in DePaul Speech

Pat Quinn Photo

Gov. Quinn talks about MAP grants at DePaul University. (Photo/Josclynn Brandon)

By Josclynn Brandon

Originally posted: December 2012.

Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois.

“This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said.

“We want everyone to have the opportunity to go to college that has the ability to go to college.”

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Q&A: Kirsten Miller of FOX Chicago

Kirsten Miller

Kirsten Miller (Courtesy Photo)

Kirsten Miller of FOX Chicago News sees the future of online journalism as a fusion between a computer monitor and TV screen.

“People are going to start using their TVs as a computer monitor,” she said, “so they can browse the Internet while they watch TV.”

Miller, an interactive manager and senior web producer at FOX, teaches online journalism part-time at DePaul’s College of Communications.

She sat down with ChicagoStorytelling’s Alexis Pelayo to talk about backpack journalism, what skills today’s journalists need and the future of the industry.

Q&A: Craig Kanalley of BreakingTweets.com

Craig Kanalley

Craig Kanalley of BreakingTweets.com (Courtesy Photo)

New York native Craig Kanalley is best known as the brain behind the Twitter-based news site Breaking Tweets. Kanalley developed the site as a graduate student at DePaul University, where he now teaches Digital Editing.

A Chicago Tribune intern, Kanalley writes and column for The Poynter Institute’s E-Media Tidbits blog and will soon join the staff of The Huffington Post.

ChicagoStorytelling’s Christa Yan recently interviewed Kanalley about his site, the future of journalism and his new role with the Huffington Post.

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2016 Olympic Bid: Chicago Media Coverage

By Emily Torem

Following a surprising loss by Chicago in the first round of voting, media outlets quickly recoil their hopeful home pages. Check back for more stories and updates.

Chicago Tribune: Chicago Out After First Round of Voting- Breaking News Center has a timeline from Obama’s arrival in Copenhagen to Chicago’s elimination in the bid.

ABC 7 Local News: Chicago Loses 2016 Olympic Bid – 94 IOC votes were counted to eliminate Chicago in the first round of voting.

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2016 Olympic Bid: Chicago Blog Coverage

By Sachi Yoshitsugu

A breakdown of how the Chicago blogosphere covered the city’s early exit from the 2016 Olympic bid:

Windy Citizen - Watch the Live Stream of the Olympic Decision in Copenhagen

Chicagoist - Today’s Weather: Olympian

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