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"Undercover Reporting Backed by Readers" - Editor & Publisher

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. ...

Published Article - brookekroeger - 2012-11-06 16:08

"The Mirage Non-Award" - Columbia Journalism Review

Edward W. Barrett Publisher's note questioning the judgment and opposing the decision of the Pulitzer board to overlook the Chicago ...

Published Article - brookekroeger - 2013-06-10 14:34

"The Mirage Takes Shape" - Zay N. Smith and Pamela Zekman - Columbia Journalism Review

"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 ...

Published Article - brookekroeger - 2013-06-10 14:35

"Prizefights: Donnybrook" - Myra McPherson - Washington Post

The Rites of Spring and the Cries of Foul Myra McPherson McPherson recaps ...

Published Article - brookekroeger - 2012-08-06 15:49

Mirage Reaction - "4 More Suspensions in Wake of Mirage" - Chicago Sun-Times

Pamelaa Zekman Zay N. Smith Four city sanitation workers are to be suspended for five days ...

Published Article - brookekroeger - 2013-01-24 03:50

Mirage Editorial - "Bilandic's Puny Response" - Chicago Sun-Times

Editorial chastizing the mayor's response to the Mirage investigation findings. "Mayor Bilandic's defense Tuesday of on-duty ...

Published Article - brookekroeger - 2013-01-24 03:51

Mirage Editorial: "The Public Gets Burned" - Chicago Sun-Times

Editorial urges the Mayor to investigate the management of the fire department. "Fire protection isn't cheap here. The Fire ...

Published Article - brookekroeger - 2013-01-24 03:50

Mirage Reaction - "Mayor Urged to Investigate Fire Dept." - Chicago Sun-Times

Pamela Zekman Better Government Assn. calls on Mayor to investigate Fire Department after Mirage disclosures, such as that on-duty firemen ...

Published Article - brookekroeger - 2013-01-24 03:50

Mirage Editorial - "Fire Funds vs. Safety" - Chicago Sun-Times

Editorial decrying the misuse of on-duty firemen to sell tickets to a charity that supported the commissioner's marching band. ". ...

Published Article - brookekroeger - 2013-01-24 03:50

XXV - "On-Duty Firemen Hustle Tickets for Boss' Band" - Mirage - Chicago Sun-Times

Pamela Zekman Zay N. Smith Last article in the Chicago Sun-Times 25-part Mirage Tavern sting ...

Published Article - brookekroeger - 2013-01-24 03:48