The 21st Show

Longtime Tribune Columnists Say Goodbye


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The general-interest newspaper column is a burden and a privilege. The institution of the general-interest newspaper column is changing, and arguably disappearing. The 21st was joined by two former Chicago tribune columnists to hear more about the role journalism plays in communities and the changing news landscape. 


Mary Schmich, Former columnist, Chicago Tribune, "Not so long ago — 29 years — I started writing a column. This will be the last. Thank you."

Eric Zorn, Former columnist, Chicago Tribune, "Saying goodbye to the lows and highs of a life in newspapers"


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