Joe Mathewson is an associate professor at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications and a former practicing attorney. His previous positions include U.S. Supreme Court correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, press secretary to Illinois Gov. Richard Ogilvie, Cook County commissioner and director of several community banks.
Articles by or about Joe Mathewson
Neighborhoods, like the cities they inhabit, are built on hard economic truths: jobs, housing, public transit, water, sewage, power and communications connections, shops, theaters and other entertainment, even houses of worship (they, too, must be solvent). We take all these for granted. If we don’t have them, we don’t want to live there. Look at Chicago, where I’ve resided for many decades and whose problems are perhaps typical of newsworthy situations in many other cities. There’s...
Projects Joe Mathewson has worked on.