Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Monday, May 23

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As the AP reports, the Chicago Tribune has won its first libel trial in nearly 40 years. Trib columnist Eric Zorn, who had taken a break from his blog for a few weeks as the matter went before judge and jury, returns with a "WHEW!" and an archive of his paper's coverage of its day in court.

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