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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

Right-wing billionaires, corporations and the Bradley Foundation pay for junk studies that prop up their agenda

 A clearer picture is emerging of a well-funded network of right-wing experts and think tanks that promote corporate interests
05.02.2013 | | Posted at 02:04 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Funny—when I’d file open records requests with Milwaukee County to look into the communications of the Walker administration, the county always provided them for no cost. In fact, just a few weeks ago, the county mailed me a disc with more than 2,000 pages of documents sent to and from Walker’s campaign and county emails. Not a penny was charged. Not even for postage. But suddenly the pr...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
 I sometimes surprise people by telling them right-wing radio talk show host Charlie Sykes is a friend of mine, because he is. We’ve known each other for
06.19.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
OK, I�ll go there. I�ve been as entertained as everyone else by the revelations that MPD Chief Ed Flynn and right-wing pundit/journalism and ethics instructor/�journalist� Jessica McBride Bucher got too close around the time she was writing a gushing article about him for Milwaukee Magazine. The Mil Mag article was cringe-worthy before these revelations; now, it�s a punc...
06.29.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Once again, our friend at Newsradio 620 WTMJ (a subsidiary of Journal Communications) gets the story wrong. On Monday morning, while commenting on the state budget, Charlie Sykes “reported” that the Shepherd Express was designated by the state Legislature as the “paper of record” for the Milwaukee area. First of all, there is no such thing as a “paper of record for the Milwaukee area.” ...

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