First Tuesdays – August

This week’s First Tuesdays show at the Hideout (sensational, as always) should be required viewing for any man or woman foolish enough—I mean passionate enough—to want to pursue a career in journalism.

Up onstage, live and in person, were three rock stars of education reporting in Chicago: FitzPatrick, Karp, and Lutton!

No, that’s not a law firm. That’s Lauren “with a capital P” FitzPatrick of the Sun-Times, Sarah Karp of Catalyst, and Linda Lutton of WBEZ.

These reporters are the biggest power trio since Cream—they even demanded brown M&Ms and fresh flowers in the green room. And they drew scores of squealing fans who filled the room and spilled out into the streets.


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