Tag Archives: James Madison

SPJ letter to legislative leaders

SPJ Madison and SPJ Region 6 sent this letter today: VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL July 3, 2015 Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Dear Sen. Fitzgerald and Rep. Vos: Advertisements

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Sunshine Wheat for Sunshine Week

SPJ Madison, Next Door Brewing collaborate on American wheat beer to honor the First Amendment, open government and Wisconsin journalism MADISON – The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and Next Door Brewing invite journalists and advocates of … Continue reading

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Investigative journalism center dust up just the latest press infringement

By Mark Pitsch The state’s Republican-led budget committee may have done no greater favor for the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism than voting to evict it from two tiny offices in UW-Madison’s Vilas Hall. Since the early morning, back-room decision … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison shield law letter

SPJ Madison sent this letter Thursday to Sens. Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin: In a letter to a friend, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “Our liberty cannot be guarded but by freedom of the press, nor that be limited without danger of … Continue reading

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SPJ Declares “Thank a Journalist Day” March 16; Hosts Gathering March 15

MADISON — March 16 is the 261st anniversary of the birth of James Madison, our Capital City’s namesake and the man known as the “Father of the Constitution.” Madison was instrumental in development of the Constitution, and he authored the … Continue reading

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