News

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 […]

Kohler Worker Claims Intimidation Tactics By Union

A worker at Kohler Company’s Sheboygan County facility is claiming UAW Local 833 is using intimidation to pressure him into joining the union.  Joshua Herr told Media Trackers that he has worked in the pottery division for about seven months but has decided not to join the union, an option he has under a Right […]

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 […]

Campaigns

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 […]

Campaigns

Randy Bryce No Stranger to Social Media Controversy

With much of the media obsessed over a now-deleted “$1.50 Tweet” by House Speaker Paul Ryan, they might find gold going through the archives of the man hoping to defeat him. Randy Bryce, the self-proclaimed “Iron Stache” and hope of progressives nationwide to defeat the House GOP leader, is no stranger to controversial moments on […]

Campaigns

Bryce Campaign Spending Priorities: Consultants, Travel, and More Fund Raising

While it is his fund raising totals that are generating headlines, it could be congressional candidate Randy Bryce’s spending habits that raise the most eyebrows. In the most recent reports to the Federal Elections Commission (FEC), liberal gadfly, union activist and possible Paul Ryan challenger  Randy Bryce reported raising nearly $1.2 million for the fourth quarter […]

Education

Ripon College President: Teaching Trump Comes Full Circle

By Amelia Heup for Media Trackers Ripon, Wisconsin is probably best known for two things: cookies and being the birthplace of the Republican Party.  Ripon College, a liberal-arts institution with an enrollment of close to 800 students at the heart of a community of 8,000 residents with the goals of the institution to have town-gown […]

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 […]

Campaigns

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 […]

Campaigns

Mitchell: 200k Is “An OK Living”

If you were to ask the typical Wisconsinite “what is an OK living,” you’d likely get a wide variety of answers. Some people may consider $30,000 a year an okay income, depending on their overall circumstance. With Wisconsin’s average household income at about $66,000, it’s likely most respondents would say $200,000 a year is better […]