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  • Chicago Sun-Times prints first edition of the year 2000

    Chicago Sun-Times prints first edition of the year 2000

    Newspaper presses, circa 1971, co-star in Stephen Spielberg’s film The Post, about The Washington Post. Vintage New York Post presses in the Bronx stand in for the presses printing the Pentagon Papers. Here’s what the Chicago Sun-Times presses looked and sounded like in 2000. They were located at 401 North Wabash Avenue. Demolished in 2004. Replaced by Trump International Hotel and Towers. The footage features members of Chicago Typographical Union local 16 operating Goss Headliner Mark II presses. It was shot by Bill Stamets … Continue reading

  • Please do your part for Media Burn

    Please do your part for Media Burn

      In 2017, more of you than ever contributed more than ever to the successes of Media Burn.  We thank you but we still need more support for operating the archive and our operations.   If you haven’t gotten around to clicking the DONATE button or sending a check (or a security) and you still want to do it this year, you have a few hours left in 2017.   Your contribution will help us continue to succeed in almost … Continue reading

 

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