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10.30.2014 | 17 hours ago | Posted at 05:49 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
You could say that Scott Walker has been good for Journal Communications.  The man generates headlines and hits on its website. Charlie Sykes is his mouthpiece on WTMJ. And the nonstop political ads since 2010 have been terrific for the bottom line of all of its properties.  So why on earth would Journal Communications want all of that to end?  It doesn’t. Especially when the n...
09.19.2014 | 42 days ago | Posted at 05:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, Ryan once again feels like the only sane person in the room as we discuss public funding for sports arenas. We launch the conversation by examining a wonderfully detailed piece from Milwaukee Magazine's Matt Hrodey about how county tax dollars are being spent (with very little scrutiny) to keep Miller Park stat...
08.22.2014 | 70 days ago | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Earlier this month, Milwaukee was surprised by the news that Journal Communications plans to merge with Cincinnati-based E.W. Scripps, then essentially split off into two separate entities, with newspaper operations remaining here in Milwaukee and broadcast operations moving to Cincinnati. The deal was spun as a win-win that would strengthen the Journal Sentinel in the long run, but is it? This we...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Everybody goes a little basketball crazy during the NCAA tournament, but some of the talk around basketball in Milwaukee these days
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013
 Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislators are launching a brand-new war on the poor in Wisconsin under an absurd belief the poor may have too much money
08.01.2013 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Like all tight-knit communities, it doesn't take much to whip Milwaukee into a frenzy, but lately the city has seemed even more frenzy-prone than usual, following news of Alterra's name change, Pizza Man's reopening and, most prominently, Ryan Braun's suspension. The Braun news in particular created an outrage tsunami, causing local media to trip all over themselves in the race to condemn the fall...

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