3 things for Wednesday, Chicago:
ONION OR MOTHER JONES? Guess whose headline this is: "Idaho Lawmaker Promotes Bold New Plan to Elect Romney."
* Media critic Jack Shafer on a fake news release that made it onto Web sites of the AP, Business Insider, Forbes, Techcrunch and others: "It identifies the outlets and journalists who were too lazy to make the single phone call that would have defused the joke. I consider that a real public service."
MAP MESSED. One of the managers who oversaw Apple's troubled new maps app for the iPhone has been shown the way to the door.
* Google's Street View gets its northernmost images -- from a location featured prominently in the "Dark Materials" ("Golden Compass") series
Roger Ebert's review of the new filmed-in-Chicago movie "Scrooge & Marley" recalls a day spent on the movie's set as part of a "Job for a Day" report. (Photo credit: Hal Baim)
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