Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times revisits its 1978 Mirage series exposing corruption in Chicago.
"Pickett's Charge/The View From Across the Street/In Loving Memory of a Real SOB"
Michael Miner
Former Chicago Sun-Times editor James Hoge's 2002 comment, looking back on the newspaper's Mirage tavern expose of 1978 under his leadership.
Pamela Zekman
Zay N. Smith
Part IX of the Chicago Sun-Times Mirage Tavern sting, exposing corruption and fraud.
"Building Aide OKs Mirage for $15"
Pamela Zekman
Zay N. Smith
Part IV in the Chicago Sun-Times Mirage tavern expose of fraud and corruption in the city.
Report on a reader poll taken by the Sun-Times in the aftermath of its 1978 Mirage tavern expose showing strong reader support for the method.
"Story of a Chicago Newspaper's Bar and Grill"
Paul Galloway
A story about the Chicago Sun-Times Mirage expose and its outsized impact.
Edward W. Barrett
Publisher's note questioning the judgment and opposing the decision of the Pulitzer board to overlook the Chicago Sun-Times Mirage tavern sting and offering the newpaper an imaginary award from CJR.
"The Sun-Times tavern series exposed city-wide corruption - but raised questions about press ethics. Here, the reporters who wrote the series describe how, and why, their newspaper started pouring shots in the Windy City."
Zay N. Smith
Pamela Zekman
The article is adapted from Smith and Zekman's book<em>The Mirage</em> which details their experiences in conceiving and executing the <em>Sun-Times</em>'s Mirage tavern sting.
Steve Robinson
Discussion of the brouhaha at the 1979 Pulitzer Prize deliberations over the methods used in the Chicago Sun-Times' Mirage sting.
Pamela Zekman
Karen Koshner
Subpoenas were issued to the abortion referral services run by twins Victoria Sanders and Valeria McCullough, which are in part responsible for directing women to the sub-par abortion clinics exposed by the Sun-Times and Better Government Association.
Pamela Zekman
Pamela Warrick
This article reports that in the light of the Sun-Times' "Abortion Profiteers" series, the Cook County's state's attorney's office is reopening an investigation into the death of a local woman who received an abortion from Water Tower Reproductive, one of the clinics investigated by the paper and the Better Government Association.
Pamela Zekman
Karen Koshner
The Sun-Times reports that one clinic exposed by the paper's "Abortion Profiteers" was ordered to stop performing abortions and to grant access to Department of Public Health officials.
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