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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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Follow Twitter Coverage of IOC’s Decision



Several journalists will be covering the 2016 Olympic bid live via Twitter during Friday’s announcement. Among those you should follow:

@chitownstories: Sam Kraft with The Chicago Storytelling Blog will provide updates leading up to the announcement and throughout Friday afternoon.

@jakescott19: Jake Scott of The Chicago Storytelling Blog will post updates from Daley Plaza.

@dannythedemon: Pat Flynn, sports editor of DePaul’s student newspaper, will be reporting from the IOC’s announcement in Copenhagen.

@Jeff_Goldblatt: FOX Chicago reporter Jeff Goldblatt is filing live tweets from Copenhagen.

@ejc600words: Chicago Sun-Times columnist Esther Cepeda is filing live tweets on coverage of the bid.

BreakingTweets.com: This site will track tweets from all of the bid cities.