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(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)
(broadcasting on the “can you believe this whole parking meter deal?” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)
Mike Stephen discusses the role of nonprofits in the upcoming local elections, explores the effects of parking meter increase on local biz, and learns about a new push for journos in low-income Chicago.
Tom Tresser— Instructor at DePaul University and the Illinois Institute of Technology, Former Candidate for Cook Co. Board President
Tom raised a question in an article on Beachwood Reporter: “Will Chicago’s nonprofit community play a role in electing the next mayor?” He explores his views on this question.
Padraic Swanton— Director of Marketing and Communications for the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce
Lincoln Park, like the rest of Chicago, saw area parking meter rates increase. Padraic explains the concerns of area business owners over the higher meter rates.
Thom Clark — President of the Community Media Workshop
We learn about a new initiative that encourages journalism on the south and west sides of Chicago.
OTL #225 local music provided by Gaberdine…