News Peoria Officials Create Videos To Promote The City By AP • Jun 20, 2018 YouTube Peoria city officials hope new promotional videos will attract residents and show how their city is improving. The Journal Star reports that the one-minute videos unveiled to the public Tuesday highlight Peoria's arts, education, and sports. Illinois Teachers Get Lesson In News Literacy By Colleen Reynolds • Dec 14, 2017 Courtesy of the Skokie Public Library News literacy isn’t always taught in schools even though it’s becoming more important in the age of misinformation. Long-Term Media Trends Unchanged For Pantagraph Owner Lee Enterprises By Charlie Schlenker • Dec 6, 2017 Jeff Roberson / AP The parent company of the Pantagraph newspaper in Bloomington reported an increase in quarterly earnings Wednesday. Local Facebook Group Spreads The News, But Something Darker Too By Ryan Denham • Oct 18, 2017 Dan Duncan/Facebook / News Happening Last weekend, when an online video surfaced apparently showing a violent beating inside a Normal apartment, the public didn’t find out about it through a local newspaper, radio station, or TV newscast.