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Wisconsin | Media

Media Analysis: “So Rumor Qualifies as News Now?”

For a profession so obsessed these days with the proliferation of “Fake News,” you’d think they’d know it when it comes up and smacks them in the face. Apparently not, because Monday saw a number of national and Wisconsin-based news outlets go into a tailspin based solely on the words of one the most partisan […]

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Wisconsin | Media

Media Trackers Podcast Feb. 8: Duffy Responds to Media Attacks over CNN Interview

Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader interviewed 7th District Congressman, Republican Sean Duffy. Among the topics covered: An interview Duffy gave to CNN on Tuesday. You can hear the podcast here: Several media outlets pounced on a comment Duffy made during the interview with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota about how the Trump administration handles terrorism. The […]

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Wisconsin | Media

Why Wisconsin’s Latest Liberal Talk Effort Likely Will Fail

A new Wisconsin liberal talk radio station will sign on next month. If history is any indicator, it is a longshot to succeed. That’s because the deck is stacked against commercial the liberal talk format and it has nothing to do with conservative talk radio. As it always does, optimism is accompanying the Left’s latest […]

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Wisconsin | Media

The “Wisconsin is in Deficit” Lie Resurfaces

For many Wisconsin Democrats, they just can’t keep a good talking point down. Last week, Gov. Scott Walker gave his seventh “State of the State Address” to a joint session of the state legislature. As to be expected, partisan cheering or jeering from individual legislators came with whatever party they happened to belong to. Republicans […]

Wisconsin | Media

Prosser Candid About Court Dysfunction

In an extraordinarily rare moment of candor, recently retired Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser shared, for the first time in an even quasi-public setting, his version of an infamous 2011 incident where fellow Justice Ann Walsh Bradley accused Prosser of choking her. Prosser’s account came in a Q&A session with Will McKinley of the […]

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Wisconsin | Media

Senate Race Shows Recount Futility

The recount of Wisconsin’s presidential election is facing lawsuit and FEC complaint challenges from Republicans, not because they are afraid it will change the outcome but rather because they consider it pointless. A lawsuit filed in federal court in Madison by Trump supporters Friday argues that the recount violates the constitution because ballots aren’t treated equally in […]

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Wisconsin | Media

Look Mom, I’m Radio-Active!

After Judge Rebecca Bradley’s election to the Wisconsin Supreme Court in April, the liberal group Citizen Action Wisconsin to attempt to pump new life into its “Radio-Active” campaign. The purpose of this campaign, per the CAW website, is to: After years of damaging attacks on our state, one thing is clear: We must develop and […]

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