We get a more complete story of carjackings in Chicago. (Photo credit: Mike Stephen/WGN Radio)

Mike Stephen gets the story behind the increase of carjackings in Chicago with University of Chicago sociologist Dr. Robert Vargas, discusses the impact of the pandemic on working mothers with Frank Manzo of the Illinois Economic Policy Institute, and chats with Keya Trammell about her new music. And in the OTL Wrap Party, Mike and Producer Collin recap the show and offer some takeaways. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our Apple Podcasts Page, Spotify, or our RSS feed.

Why is there a digital divide in Chicago?

Mike Stephen discusses a new study examining the digital divide in Chicago with University of Chicago professors Dr. Nick Feamster and Dr. Nicole Marwell, learns why the online news site One Illinois is shutting down from editor and local journalist Ted Cox, and explores another year of population loss in Illinois with Erin Aleman, executive director of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. And in the OTL Wrap Party, Mike and Producer Collin reflect on the state of the business of journalism. The local pandemic tunez come from Black Bolts. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our Apple Podcasts Page or RSS feed.