On March 17, the Public Affairs Reporting program hosted a conversation with Ray Long, the longtime investigative reporter at the Chicago Tribune. He recently authored a book about the political career of former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan.
Madigan, of course, has been in the news in recent weeks amid the news that he's been indicted on corruption charges.
PAR students Andrew Adams and Caroline Kubzansky questioned Long (PAR '81) about the book. Watch here:
Jason Piscia is an assistant professor and director of the Public Affairs Reporting program at the University of Illinois Springfield. He came to UIS following a 21-year career at The State Journal-Register.