Podcast and media hub showcasing people reshaping Chicago for the more equitable and creative.
The BGA's in-depth investigative reporting exposes failings in Chicago and Illinois government.
The Chicago Crusader is Chicago’s number one African American weekly newspaper.
Your guide to great music in Chicago. Music Promotions, resources and more.
Free daily email news roundup for Chicago. The Reader poll’s pick for Best Blog.
The Reader, founded 1971, is Chicago’s in-depth and curated guide to culture, politics, and more.
The Chicago Reporter is an investigative news organization focused on race, poverty and income inequality.
CHIRP is your live, local community radio station focused on independent music and culture.
A volunteer-run, bilingual, independent news outlet for and by residents of Cicero.
Nonprofit civic journalism lab serving Chicago’s south and west sides.
E3 Radio is an online station playing queer and independent music. Queer radio done right
Opportunities for emerging creators (ages 14-25), primarily from communities of color, to produce and create.
Hyde Park Herald is a weekly community newspaper rich in history and journalistic excellence.
Skyline, Inside Booster, News Star newspapers: Your friendly 110-year-old neighborhood newspapers, serving Chicago's north side.
Injustice Watch is an investigative newsroom that exposes systemic inequities in the justice system.
Invisible Institute works to enhance the capacity of citizens to hold public institutions accountable.
Kartemquin Films supports independent filmmakers producing social issue documentaries, fostering a more engaged society.
Most widely distributed daily publication for Korean news in Chicago.
The voice of Chicago’s Latino community for 50 years. La voz de la comunidad latina en Chicago por 50 años.
Independent journalism, politics, culture, analysis, and debate by and about working-class Black people.
Loop North News serves the Loop and Near North neighborhoods of downtown Chicago.
The publication of record for Chicago culture.
Providing news and information on resources and events that improve the lifestyle of individuals and families.
Public Narrative exists to balance public health, safety and education narratives affecting marginalized communities.
Rebellious Magazine for Women is a feminist news and culture website founded in 2012..
Rivet tells the world’s stories and makes them engaging and fun.
Midwest-focused arts publication and archiving organization that supports BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, disability, and women’s culture.
Film and social activism non-profit specializing in multimedia storytelling for equity and structural change.
Good news from Chicago's Cultural Soul Coast—the southeast and southern shore communities.
Independent, nonprofit newspaper for and about the south side of Chicago.
Empowering those facing homelessness with access to employment to work toward self-sufficiency with dignity.
A magazine of art and writing by students in CPS, preK-8th grade.
Weekly newspaper covering Beverly Hills, Morgan Park, and Mt. Greenwood.
The Daily Line does critical reporting on policy and politics for professionals.
Chicago’s online arts and culture magazine, specializing in quirky, underground aspects of the arts scene.
Good News from Chinatown to Roseland—on the south side, west of the Dan Ryan.
Good news from Chicago's west side—focused on pride, honor, and value of community.
Windy City Times is an award-winning newspaper serving the Chicagoland LGBTQ community since 1985.