Sam Morateck

Dallet’s Light Sentences: A Pattern?

The analyst consensus from Tuesday’s state supreme court primary was that experience mattered to voters. Sauk County Judge Michael Screnock and Milwaukee County Judge Rebecca Dallet advanced, while Madison attorney Tim Burns finished a distant third. Screnock and Dallet also indicated they felt their bench experience helped them. With experience comes a track record. And […]

Burns Got No Lift From the “Revolution”

Last fall, Madison attorney Tim Burns sought and secured an endorsement from the far left group Our Wisconsin Revolution for his candidacy in the Wisconsin Supreme Court primary. Comprised largely of the remnants of the failed Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, the group touts lists of activists and supporters online, but the results of the most […]

AR-15, Fact and Fiction

“Following the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the U.S. is once again confronted with the question of how these terrible acts of meaningless violence could be halted. So far, the mainstream media and the anti-gun left have generally called for “tougher gun laws,” sometime including universal background checks. In an effort to understand the situation […]

After FL Shooting, The Media Resurrects Australia Gun Confiscation

Written By Media Trackers Director of Communications Jerry Bader “After nearly every mass shooting in America, some media outlets point to a 1996 Australia gun confiscation law as a potential template for the U.S. to use in dealing with mass shootings here. Wednesday’s horrific high school shooting in Parkland Florida is no exception to that […]

A Tale of Two Dallets

Media Trackers previously reported that Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Judge Rebecca Dallet’s identity as the moderate candidate in the race appeared to be shifting, seemingly due to the influence of unabashedly liberal candidate Tim Burns. Even more telling, comparing Dallet’s most recent television and web ads seems to show a candidate with split views, with […]

Local Media Silent on John Doe Hearing

A hearing last Thursday at the Brown County courthouse with newly-appointed John Doe Judge Kendall Kelley was largely ignored by the local and mainstream media. None of the four television stations in the Green Bay market were in the courtroom, including one located across the street from the courthouse. Read the full story at Wisconsin […]

Dallet’s Moderate Positioning in Supreme Court Race Falls Flat

The primary for an open Wisconsin Supreme court race is shaping up to be the Goldilocks race, with Milwaukee County Judge Rebecca Dallet positioning herself to be “just right” between conservative Judge Michael Screnock and unabashedly liberal candidate Tim Burns. However, as Burns moves farther left, Dallet is seemingly following suit, or exposing her true ideology, judging […]

Bryce Buys Fake Twitter Followers, Journal-Sentinel Criticizes the GOP

By James Wigderson for Wisconsin Media Check and Media Trackers “Randy Bryce, the Democratic challenger in the first Congressional District known for hanging with Hollywood celebrities, achieved more fame when the New York Times reported he purchased fake followers for his Twitter account. However, readers of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel could be forgiven for being under the […]

WI Chiro Regulation Out of Whack, Critics Argue

Prospective chiropractors are facing stricter standards in Wisconsin than in almost any other state, forcing some to move out of state to practice. The Badger Institute highlighted the story of Mikhaila Weister who has satisfied the national requirements, but cannot practice in Wisconsin because of the higher standards. Media Trackers’ Director of Communications Jerry Bader […]