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Shop Talk
1:38 am
Tue June 5, 2007

Shop Talk

June 5, 2007 – The panelists talk about coverage of last week's angry outburst by Illinois State Senator Mike Jacobs. The lawmaker told reporters the governor threatened a major project in his district if he did not vote for the funding plan for the governor's health care proposal.

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2:11 am
Tue May 29, 2007

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May 29, 2007 – The panelists talk about job prospects for journalists graduating from college this year. Traditional media outlets are cutting back on jobs but it's possible that graduates might find positions in new media.

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2:26 am
Tue May 22, 2007

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May 22, 2007 – The sheriff's department in Will County, IL has started doing podcasts to disseminate information. A spokesperson says "This is a news program." The panelists discuss whether it's accurate to call a sheriff's department's podcast "a news program."

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2:13 am
Tue May 15, 2007

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May 15, 2007 – The topic is a job posting by an on-line newspaper. The paper says it's looking for "a newspaper journalist based in India to report on the city government and political scene of Pasadena, California."

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1:51 am
Tue May 8, 2007

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May 8, 2007 – The topic is an Open Meetings Act complaint filed against the Macomb Planning Commission. The Illinois Attorney General's office has decided against taking any action in the case.

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