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George Stanley, editor of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Murphy’s Law: 11 Sure-Fire Predictions For 2018
Murphy’s Law

11 Sure-Fire Predictions For 2018

How crazy will 2018 be? Let us count the ways.

Data Wonk: The Many Errors of Brad Schimel
Data Wonk

The Many Errors of Brad Schimel

His sloppy report on John Doe leaks won’t help Attorney General’s reputation.

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

Journal Sentinel Shrinks Further

Plummeting circulation, shrinking news coverage, closing government pressrooms.

Murphy’s Law: The New Charlie Sykes
Murphy’s Law

The New Charlie Sykes

He's confessing his errors and getting lots of publicity. Could there be a connection?

Murphy’s Law: Errors Embarrass Journal Sentinel
Murphy’s Law

Errors Embarrass Journal Sentinel

Washington Post finds problems in James Causey’s work, which JS editors try to hide.

Murphy’s Law: Journal Sentinel’s Bias Against Feingold
Murphy’s Law

Journal Sentinel’s Bias Against Feingold

The coverage of Russ Feingold suggests they’ve truly become a Republican newspaper.

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.

Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council names “Opee” winners
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Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council names “Opee” winners

The awards recognize extraordinary achievement in the cause of open government.

Plenty of Horne: Journal Sentinel Will Lose All Local Control
Plenty of Horne

Journal Sentinel Will Lose All Local Control

Gannett purchase will make it part of national chain, integrated into USA Today-centered operation.

Mark Johnson, Journal Sentinel honored for medical science reporting
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Mark Johnson, Journal Sentinel honored for medical science reporting

Your Right to Know: How Republicans Worked to End Public Records
Your Right to Know

How Republicans Worked to End Public Records

Planning began last September and would have ended open records for all local governments as well.

Back in the News: More Staff Changes at Journal Sentinel
Back in the News

More Staff Changes at Journal Sentinel

Some being let go, but a big name reportedly hired: Biz Times Editor Steve Jagler set to join the JS.

Murphy’s Law: The Disappearance of Dan Bice
Murphy’s Law

The Disappearance of Dan Bice

 The state’s top political reporter has disappeared. Is the Journal Sentinel killing his column?

Marquette College of Communication students contribute to investigative journalism focusing on hazardous chemicals used in the flavoring industry
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Marquette College of Communication students contribute to investigative journalism focusing on hazardous chemicals used in the flavoring industry

“Our students have gained invaluable experience by working with a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter to produce journalism that will affect Wisconsin and beyond.”

Marquette College of Communication accepting applications for 2015-16 O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism
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Marquette College of Communication accepting applications for 2015-16 O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

The O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism allows three newsroom professionals to do the best work of their careers on issues of vital importance.

Murphy’s Law: Will Journal Sentinel Become a Right-Wing Paper?
Murphy’s Law

Will Journal Sentinel Become a Right-Wing Paper?

Marty Kaiser’s retirement and replacement by managing editor George Stanley will likely mean a more conservative paper.

Murphy’s Law: Walker Won Second Debate
Murphy’s Law

Walker Won Second Debate

But neither candidate can close the sale in election. Why?

Back in the News: More Journal Sentinel Buyouts
Back in the News

More Journal Sentinel Buyouts

At least a dozen more journalists are being let go. And insiders expect some editors will be added to list.

Murphy’s Law: The Remarkable Impact of the Deep Tunnel
Murphy’s Law

The Remarkable Impact of the Deep Tunnel

Once widely maligned, the project was the key to transforming the Milwaukee River.

The End of Suburbs?

The End of Suburbs?

So argues a new book. And former Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist agrees. Are they right?

Murphy’s Law: Newspaper Wears Blinders on Global Warming
Murphy’s Law

Newspaper Wears Blinders on Global Warming

In eight years of stories on Lake Michigan’s water level, the Journal Sentinel has never mentioned global warming.

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.

Murphy’s Law: Mayor Backs Flynn, Slams Newspaper
Murphy’s Law

Mayor Backs Flynn, Slams Newspaper

Journal Sentinel’s series on data errors “takes crime fighting officers off the street,” Barrett charges.

Murphy’s Law: Is Chief Flynn Off the Hook?
Murphy’s Law

Is Chief Flynn Off the Hook?

The federal investigation could cool calls for Flynn's resignation.

The Chatter: Will Allen Goes Viral
The Chatter

Will Allen Goes Viral

From ABC News to Colbert, everybody is celebrating Will Allen.

The Roundup: More OIC – George Connections
The Roundup

More OIC – George Connections

Although the Gary George – OIC-GM connections are well documented, particularly those that have led to the convictions of George, Mark Sostarich and Carl Gee, recently-released audit information and other source documents indicate that perhaps the OIC-George connection needs to be further investigated. Nobody is accusing anybody of wrongdoing, but perhaps investigators should dig a […]