OTL: Episode #277- The statewide lobby loophole, Discovering a local watering hole, The Red Line Project
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(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)
(broadcasting on the “it’s you, Babe’s” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)
Mike Stephen talks to Andy Hermann about discovering a local watering hole, learns how many IL lawmakers are also lobbyists, and discusses community journalism with the founder of The Red Line Project.
John Sullivan— Asst. Director of the Medill Watchdog Initiative and faculty member at Northwestern University
Illinois lawmakers are allowed to be lobbyists on the side. Is this a conflict of interest? We discuss this topic with John and he breaks down his research of statewide lobbying.
Mike and Andy had a night out in Jefferson Park last week and discovered a great local bar. We hear an audio recap of their adventure. (Listen for a Hobo reference from OTL #5)
Babe’s on Milwaukee Ave. in Jefferson Park.
Mike Reilley— Founder of The Red Line Project and Online Journalism Instructor at DePaul’s College of Communication
We learn about this site that covers the happenings in the areas near the Red Line El stops.
OTL #277 local music provided by Go Time!…