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Carol Marin will host a NBC-owned WMAQ-Channel 5 special "Like Father, Like Son," described as a tale of the two Mayor Daleys -- Richard J. and Richard M. -- who both served 21 years in office. The special program makes use of extensive archival footage dating back to 1955 -- when Richard J. Daley was first elected Mayor of Chicago -- to examine the similarities and differences between father and son. The special also includes interviews with Bill Daley, brother of Richard M. Daley; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lois Wille; Rev. Jesse Jackson, and former 34th Ward alderman Wilson Frost.

The special will air on Sunday, Dec. 26, at 9 a.m. and repeat on New Year's Day at 5 p..m. Carol Marin is Channel 5's political editor and a Sun-Times columnist.

PX178_5F16_7.JPGThursday May 21st, promises to be an interesting day for media-watchers in Chicago. That is when IFC is bringing together some of the city's top newspaper, television and Web news executives to discuss the sustainability and future of journalism in the Windy City.

The panel is comprised of: Don Hayner, editor-in-chief, Chicago Sun-Times; Gerould Kern, editor-in-chief, Chicago Tribune; Carol Marin, political correspondent, NBC-owned WMAQ-Channel 5 and Sun-Times columnist; Jeff Kiernan, news director, CBS-owned WBBM-Channel 2/Chicago; Marcus Gilmer, editor,, and Tran Ha, editor, Red Eye and TheMash. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will make opening remarks. Also added to the panel at the last minute is noted former Washington Post investigative reporter and Vanity Fair contributing editor Carl Bernstein.

The event is being held in conjunction with "The IFC Media Project," a documentary airing on IFC that aims to draw back the curtain on news coverage. The Thursday panel discussion is slated to begin at noon at the Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton.



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