1. TV JOURNALISM, ECONOMIZED. Chicago gets singled out in a report condemning "quietly merged newsrooms." P.S. Radio's part of the mix, too. P.P.S. Here's one case where sharing goes very, very wrong.
2. DROPOUTS, MTV WANTS YOU. Casting call held Friday in Lake County, Ill.
3. ARTIST DEFINED A GENERATION OF SUPER-HEROES. Gene Colan is dead. His art lives on.