Medill Newsmakers: Reporting on protests in 2021

By Amelia Burns Medill Reports Medill Newsmakers is a series of broadcasts dedicated to taking an in-depth look at a single topic. Each broadcast features the newsmakers in Chicago and elsewhere who are at the forefront of these issues.    

How COVID-19 affects Chicago theater 1 year later

By Kelly Heinzerling Medill Reports Last March, Chicago theatres closed their doors to audiences in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Without access to the stage, artists and actors in Chicago continue to feel the effects of these closures. Many theaters do not have shows scheduled until fall 2021 or winter 2022, making the future […]