Knowledge Identifier: +Mike_Royko
Born in 1932.
Countries: United States (56%), Illinois (25%), India (6%)
Linked to: Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Wright Junior College, Chicago Cubs
In 1972, Royko received the Pulitzer Prize for commentary as a "Daily News" man
Chicago Sun-Times - When the "Daily News" ended its run in 1978, much of its staff, including Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Mike Royko, were moved to the "Sun-Times"
In 1984, Rupert Murdoch, for whom Royko said he would never work, bought the "Sun-Times"
Chicago Tribune - The "Tribune" scored a coup in 1984 when it hired popular columnist Mike Royko away from the rival "Chicago Sun-Times"