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 […]
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald are now calling for the resignation of two Ethic and Election Commission administrators, after Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel’s report last week regarding the leak of thousands of private GOP emails. Attorney General Brad Schimel spoke with Media Trackers Director of Communications Jerry Bader Thursday […]
An alleged dispute over lawn clippings led to US Senator Rand Paul breaking five ribs with lacerations to his lungs after his neighbor attacked him. But even after this serious event, Gannett news outlets, including the Journal Sentinel are seemingly taking the attacker’s side or, at the very least, downplaying the incident. While there was […]
The distance between stating something as fact and strongly implying it is fact appears to be wide when it comes to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Their PolitiFact operation put this Tammy Baldwin tweet to its “truth-o-meter” test: Voter turnout in 2016 was reduced by approx. 200,000 votes because of WI’s photo ID laws. We need to […]
Here are three additional facts regarding the Walker and Burke fundraising numbers that haven’t been talked about.
Marty Kaiser, an editor at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, responded to a critic with factually inaccurate and misleading statements.
Wrapped within the loaded language of a headline was the suggestion of a possible cover-up of alleged criminal activity by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI).
Gov. Scott Walker’s book looks like a best seller compared to the narrative penned by a pair of reporters who covered the collective bargaining fight of 2011.
Ex-Senator Van Wanggaard wanted to gut Gov. Walker’s collective bargaining reforms three years ago. Now Wanggaard wants to go back to the Senate.
One of the leaders of the anti-mine protest camp in Iron County misrepresented the legality of the camp to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Melvin Gasper, who is a tribal leader for the Lac Courte Band of Chippewa, told the paper that his so-called “harvest camp” which houses protesters is operating under a 1-year permit issued by Iron County.