TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Chicago Dropped From 2016 Contention. Gets Least Amount of Votes

It was almost over before it started. Just before 11:30amET, Chicago’s hopes for getting the Summer Olympics in 2016 came to an end.

ABC News sent Charlie Gibson to Chicago to cover the bid and produced a special report on the news that they’d been eliminated. NBC News, too, produced a special report. And the cablers were on it live, from a “stunned” Daley Plaza in Chicago to correspondents who’d been sent to Copenhagen for the announcement.

FNCChicago_10.2.jpg

MSNBCChicago_10.2.jpg

CNNChicago_10.2.jpg

As Marketwatch.com’s Jon Friedman puts it on his Facebook page: Olympic committee to USA: Drop Dead!

Mediabistro Course

Multimedia Journalism

Multimedia JournalismStarting September 25, learn how to create interactive packages with photos, audio, and video! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to come up stories that would be best told in a multimedia format, and create original content for that package using photos, slideshows, and short video and audio pieces. Register now!