North Central College in the News

Macek contributes to roundtable on Chicago, policing and the media

Jun 03, 2016

Steve Macek, North Central College professor of communication and chair of communication and media studies, contributed posts to a Chicago roundtable sponsored by Mediapolis, a new online journal sponsored by the Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ Urbanism/Geography/Architecture Scholarly Interest Group.

Macek’s contributions comment on the media’s coverage of the Laquan McDonald shooting and the subsequent protests in the context of Chicago history. To read his entries click the links here: "Whitewashing the Violence of the Local State" and "Framing a Shooting (And a Movement)."

Click here to view Macek's faculty profile.