Neil Steinberg is a Sun-Times columnist who blogs daily at His new book is Out of the Wreck I Rise: A Literary Companion to Recovery.

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Neil Steinberg is a daily news columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times, where he has been on staff since 1987. He has also written for Rolling Stone, Esquire, Sports Illustrated, Forbes, The New York Times Sunday Magazine and many other publications. The author of seven books, his latest, "You Were Ne...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Columnist/entertainment editor at The Barrington Courier-Review

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

Distributing news source content in a general, instantaneous manner. Makes it much, much easier to find people to talk about any subject.