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Copy Desk Job Description

By Alice Werley

April 12, 2013

Copy Desk The copy desk is in charge of editing, proofing and fact checking all copy in The Chronicle. During the week, copy editors read all submitted copy for style errors, content errors and readability. Copy Editors are also the last line of defense against plagiarism and fabrication of sources.Asst. Copy EditorEdit all articles, making sure the articles are accurate and contain no libel, violation of privacy or obscenity; and...

Summer program aims to decrease youth unemployment, violence on South Side

By Tim Shaunnessey

April 16, 2012

The summer season has a radiance not present during other times of the year. That radiance leads many to spend the waning days of spring longing for months spent in the sun. But there are dangers inherent in the summer, particularly for youths, as a result of excess free time and subsequent violence among young people.In an effort to combat this problem, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle anno...

Youths want justice

By Vanessa Morton

December 12, 2011

Chants of “Reduce the population with youth participation!” and signs that read “Put me on a bracelet, I still won’t make it!” filled the Cook County Building as youth advocates made their way to the office of County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.The young advocates rallied on Nov. 30 to call attention to Cook County’s juvenile justice system.The support was organized by the Audy Home Campaign, which is led by you...

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