Eric Zorn (born January 6, 1958) is a columnist for the Chicago Tribune. A graduate of the University of Michigan, he has been working for the paper since 1980, and has been a columnist since 1986. He co-wrote the 1990 book Murder of Innocence, about Laurie Dann. The book served as the basis for a 1993 made-for-TV movie of the same name. Since 2003, Zorn has penned "Change of Subject", the Tribune 's first blog.