Chicago Tribune

Hassan Rouhani – The Extremists’ ‘Moderate’

Early news reporting about Iranian president-elect Hassan Rouhani tossed around "moderate," "pragmatist" and "centrist." It was left too often to opinion writers and think tank analysts to supply journalistic details.

Too Many at Once

When Islamist terrorists murdered more than 50 Christians at a Church in Baghdad on Oct. 31, they overwhelmed the capacity of Western intellectuals to sweep Islamist violence under the rug.

Chicago Tribune Corrects Misquote by UCSD’s Gary Fields

Gary Fields, an associate professor of communications at UC San Diego, "could not confirm the origin" of a quote he used to demonize Israel in the Tribune. That's because the quote, which was recently corrected by the New York Times and International Herald Tribune, is fabricated.

Update on Media Coverage of Prisoners’ Document

Even while Hamas officials unequivocally stress the signing of prisoners' document does not mean the group accepts Israel's legitimacy, some news organizations continue to wrongly claim that by signing the document, Hamas leaders "effectively endorse a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict." Other news organizations, however, have significantly improved their reporting on the document.