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Marc Karlinsky

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Editor of Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (@CDLB) covering IL legal/political news. President of @ChicagoTerps. RTs not endorsements except when they are.

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Biography

As editor at the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, I lead a great team of legal journalists who tell the story of Chicago's legal community every afternoon. The paper, operating since 1854, is the oldest daily courts paper in the U.S. and the second-oldest newspaper operating in Chicago. We cover the ...

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Jul 11, 2017

Lots of confused stares in River North. Guess people can't appreciate fine Jewish-softball-league fashion when they…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/884916372672741377 

Jul 07, 2017

@DaveThomas5150 "Dave, did she say 'I'm going to eat a sad baboon with your teeth' or 'I'm going to eat a healthy,…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/883401252398288899 

Jul 06, 2017

RT @deftly_admiral: - Guys, we need a pun for "What". It's about electricity. - Er, Volt? - Brilliant! [Later] - Why can't I stop feeli…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/882584114188214272 

Jul 05, 2017

Running a @CDLB story on a co. addressed in odd part of Chicago geography: Next parcel south is Schiller Pk, two pa…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/882686060337258496 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an Illinois statehouse intern for the Daily Law Bulletin.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Kermit the Frog. Dude can rock a trench coat and fedora.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email's the way to go — but only if you think the pitch matches the topics I cover at a Chicago- or Illinois-centric level.

Herman Kogan Media Awards — Meritorious Achievement Award, Legal-Beat Reporting

2014 - Legal Journalism
Given by the Chicago Bar Association, the award recognized stories on juvenile justice legislation, the history of lawyers in the Illinois legislature, changes in Cook County judges' healthcare benefits, the retirement of a prominent circuit judge, and a controversy over millions of dollars in unpaid court filing fees by the City of Chicago.

Peter Lisagor Award for Exemplary Journalism

2016 - Best Deadline Report
The Chicago Headline Club gave this award in its Specialty/Trade category for the Dec. 21, 2015 story "Six-person jury law ruled unconstitutional"