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Misspellings, Bad Grammar And Typos Do For County Magazine

by | 29th, July 2008

EAT your heart out Total Politics , in the US a magazine has lasted not even a single issue.

Cook County magazine joins the likes of Catholicism For Kids , Teach Yourself American French and Not Well Endowed (a Canadian business magazine) on the list of failed organs.

The brains behind Cook County magazine was Cook County Board president Todd Stroger. And do you want to know why it failed?

Publisher/editor Theresa Tracy said the magazine would be “independently published” and a “credible, compelling and valuable resource” for county residents.

Stroger paid Tracy $24,999 to launch the title. Interestingly, as the Chicago Sun Times reports,” $1 under the amount that would have required the approval of the full Cook County Board.”

Tracy said there should be no “perception that we were just a house organ.” Indeed not. But the CST has evidence that council officials were seeking a “non-threatening

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