One would think having uniform rules around the state of Wisconsin regarding labor law, and wages wouldn’t be controversial. But that’s exactly how a report from early December in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel made a bill authored by and now being circulated by state Senator Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield). You can read our entire analysis at […]
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 […]
Do we now know more about Governor Scott Walker’s hair than we do about whether Congressman Mark Pocan (D-Madison) sponsored an anti-Israeli forum on Capitol Hill? That looks to be the case with one of the latest editions of PolitiFact Wisconsin’s series of fact checks. In a piece entitled “A Hairy Situation” which ran on Monday July […]
The U.S. Tax Code is overly complicated and something few, if any Americans truly understand. It’s that collective ignorance which allows many in the media to run stories such as the one the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel did last week on the amount of taxes paid by potential Republican candidates looking at running for the U.S. […]
For a politician who often seems like he can’t get enough press coverage, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Madison) has suddenly gone quiet about one story; whether or not he’s the lead sponsor for any anti-Israeli forum on Capitol Hill. Early last week, Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon reported that an unknown member of Congress […]
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has criticized GOP Sen. Ron Johnson 3 times more often than it has reported on Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold.
GE says its Waukesha, WI plant is closing due to the expiration of the Ex-Im Bank, but here is GE’s deception effort uncovered.
Nora Hertel signed the Walker recall petition while studying journalism at UW-Madison, now she writes for the Wausau Daily-Herald.
Madeleine Behr writes stories about Gov. Scott Walker and his presidential campaign, but as a UW student she signed a petition to recall Walker from office.
Two news stories that have garnered national attention have ignored key pieces of information in an attempt to hit Wisconsin Republican elected officials just weeks before the fall election.