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Marquette to host annual O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism conference
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Marquette to host annual O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism conference

Conference to address threat of pandemics from diseases driven by human decisions

Gilman Halsted, retired Wisconsin Public Radio reporter, named Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog
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Gilman Halsted, retired Wisconsin Public Radio reporter, named Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog

Over the course of two decades, Halsted became a familiar voice to WPR listeners.

Murphy’s Law: Journal Sentinel Shrinks Further
Murphy’s Law

Journal Sentinel Shrinks Further

Plummeting circulation, shrinking news coverage, closing government pressrooms.

Attorney Robert J. Dreps, advocate for open government, to receive Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award
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Attorney Robert J. Dreps, advocate for open government, to receive Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award

Dreps, who last month was inducted into the Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame, is retiring from full-time practice at the Madison office of Godfrey & Kahn.

Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award nominations sought from the public
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Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award nominations sought from the public

Award recognizes an individual’s extraordinary contributions to open government or investigative journalism in Wisconsin.

Marquette College of Communication announces next class of journalists to join O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism
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Marquette College of Communication announces next class of journalists to join O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

Begun in 2012-13, the O’Brien Fellowship has already enabled seven newsroom professionals to produce the highest caliber of work – stories with the potential to change policies and lives.

Murphy’s Law: The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle
Murphy’s Law

The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle

Its Estabrook Dam decision will cost taxpayers millions and harm environment.

Journal Sentinel Gets Snookered by Walker

Journal Sentinel Gets Snookered by Walker

Newspaper’s vaunted Politifact column approves of Walker’s very misleading claim about state job growth.

Coverage of Government and Elections in the Age of Digital Media
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Coverage of Government and Elections in the Age of Digital Media

Join the Public Policy Forum, and its partners from Marquette University's Diederich College of Communication and the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, at a Viewpoint Luncheon that will explore the changing face of public policy reporting.

Op-Ed: Why Dan Bice Should Resign
Op-Ed

Why Dan Bice Should Resign

The Journal Sentinel columnist’s coverage of John Doe probe is a case study in journalistic malfeasance.