Wednesday, December 10, 2008

How Chicago's Newspapers Covered the Bust

Both the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times published Extra editions on Tuesday after Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was arrested in the early morning hours by FBI agents for what’s being called a “staggering” level of corruption involving pay-to-play politics.

The Tribune has been tracking the story for days, even weeks and months if you take the sum of the newspaper’s coverage into the accounting. Indeed, the newspaper played a critical role in the criminal complaint against the governor and had even withheld some stories at the behest of the government. [Click for MORE]

Download the Tribune’s Extra front (PDF)

Download the Sun-Times’ Extra front (JPG)

Download the Tribune’s Wednesday front page (PDF)

Download the Sun-Times’ Wednesday front page (PDF)

Download Red Eye’s Wednesday front page (JPG)

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