Journalist Glenn Reedus reflects on the rich history and the future of the Chicago Defender

Justin Kaufmann

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Journalist Glenn Reedus joins Justin on Extension 720 to discuss the Chicago Defender ending its print run. Glenn talks about the future of the Defender, if he thinks the Defender can survive being digital-only, the storied past of the Defender, why there is a need for the Defender, how other papers can cover communities of color better and how the Chicago Defender stands out from other publications.

This is the podcast for Extension 720. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.

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