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06.17.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
I�m outraged. As the Journal Sentinel put it in their screaming headline this morning, �State budget deal bought with earmarks.� The nerve! Who do these Assembly Democrats think they are!?!? Slipping $5,000 grants to food pantries in the middle of the night. Or $10,000 for a generator in Jefferson County! Money for an emergency shelter, the Racine Cops-n-Kids Reading Program,...
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.” ...
Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

How Judge Koschnick Can Shave His Campaign Budget- Judge Randy Koschnick’s campaign for the Supreme Court is hard-pressed for money, so here’s some gratuitous advice about how to save a few bucks: For starters, shut down the campaign Web site and fire your press guy. With the Journal Sentinel and Steve...
01.05.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
After a loud headline on a short JSonline news feed blurb heralded the death of Vital Source yesterday, the magazine's editor-in-chief Jon Anne Willow retorted with assertions that her publication "is NOT calling it quits" and shared some harsh words for the Journal Sentinel. Despite what the Sentinel headline implied, Vital will keep its staff and office, and plans to relaunch its Web site in Feb...
Friday, Sept. 26, 2008

Plus Winners and Jerks of the Week

In an appalling attempt to create news, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, in its usual role as the lapdog for the right-wing elements of the business community, distorted and blew up an innocuous vote by a Milwaukee Public Schools board committee to explore the question of the state’s role in public education.
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Calculator totals up the business lobby’s cost to taxpayer

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC), the state’s big business lobbying group, costs the state about $31 a second. That’s because WMC’s proposals—from slashing corporate income taxes to opposing insurance coverage of wigs for cancer patients—

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