- 9:34 am - Wed, Oct 17, 2012
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- 12:22 pm - Mon, Mar 19, 2012
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RedEye wants green for tablet app: RedEye, the Tribune Co.’s free Chicago tabloid aimed at a younger audience, is offering a new tablet application that will require a subscription fee. Downloads will be available free for the first month before April 15, the company said. After that a subscription will cost $1.99 a month or $19.99 a year.
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- 3:02 pm - Fri, Mar 16, 2012
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‘This American Life’ pulls back on Apple factory story: Ira Glass, host of the Chicago Public Radio-produced program “This American Life,” has retracted a controversial story the weekly radio show aired in January about harsh working conditions at a plant in China that manufacturers iPhones and iPads for Apple Inc. In an email to Crain’s, Mr. Glass says the story “contained significant fabrications” and many of the story’s claims have since been disputed by the Chinese interpreter for Mike Daisey’s story. The show aired on WBEZ-FM on Jan. 6.
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- 1:04 pm - Thu, Mar 15, 2012
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Chicago Tribune cuts 15 journalists: The Chicago Tribune cut about 15 editorial employees today as the news company continues to shrink its newsroom. The employees dismissed included reporters, editors and managers, according to sources familiar with the layoffs. They follow an employee buyout last month and a round of staff reductions last July.
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