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Chicago Reader Stalemate Ends As Co-Owner Leonard Goodman Steps Down

Following months of backlash related to a vaccine column he wrote, co-owner Leonard Goodman agreed to step aside, allowing the Chicago Reader to become a nonprofit.

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Chicago Reader Staff To Protest At Co-Owner’s Home To Try And Save Paper As Nonprofit Deal Stalls

The impasse began when Reader co-owner Leonard C. Goodman wrote a column about having reservations about vaccinating his 6-year-old against COVID-19. Reader staff say the debate is about misinformation and accountability. Goodman says it's about censorship and free speech.

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