Q: Why doesn't the Tribune do more follow-up reporting and give the end results to stories reported in the paper?
-- Walter Brzeski, Chicago
A: This question applied to a couple teams at the Tribune. Last week, What's Your Problem columnist Jon Yates wrote about the civil suit resolution to his long-running coverage of a man who'd recieved fake parking tickets. Our consumer watchdog team has been following up on the official responses to their investigations. And follow-ups to more commonplace stories in the Tribune occur from time to time, too, said Deputy Metro Editor Mark Jacob:
"We can’t follow-up on every story, but we do try to run updates if something significant happens. And we just happen to be working on a few Focus pages that will update what happened to some of the subjects of our most interesting feature stories of 2012. Look for those updates near New Year’s Day."
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