Tag Archives: Mark Pitsch

SPJ Madison elects officers

The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists on Monday elected officers to a one-year term. Officers re-elected are Mark Pitsch, assistant city editor for the Wisconsin State Journal, president; Lauren Fuhrmann, associate director of the Wisconsin Center for … Continue reading

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Open Government Traveling Show featured at Milwaukee Press Club on Wednesday, March 15

UPDATE: View this event on Wisconsin Eye. UPDATE: A report on this event from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. ——– The Milwaukee Press Club will host the Open Government Traveling Show – a panel discussion about the Wisconsin open meetings and … Continue reading

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Trump raises stakes for press, public

Feb. 1, 2017 Your Right to Know / Mark Pitsch Two days before the new president’s inauguration, the Society of Professional Journalists and dozens of other media and government transparency groups sent a letter asking Donald Trump for a meeting … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison to raise money for David Maraniss Scholarship

MADISON — The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will raise money for the David Maraniss and Elliott Maraniss Scholarship at its annual holiday party and raffle in December. The group is now seeking prizes from media companies, … Continue reading

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It’s time for vigilance on open records

Your Right to Know / Mark Pitsch Records advocates plan traveling show Among the many remarkable things about the defeat of the proposed overhaul of the Wisconsin Public Records Law over the July 4 weekend last summer was the way … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison, WFOIC sponsor Open Government Traveling Show

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2016 Contact: Mark Pitsch, (608) 252-6145; Bill Lueders, (608) 669-4712 Open Government Advocates to Take Show on the Road Advocates of open government in Wisconsin are planning a three-day, eight-city informational tour to highlight the … Continue reading

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SPJ letter to Gov. Walker and legislative leaders

VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL July 5, 2015 Gov. Scott Walker Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Dear Gov. Walker, Sen. Fitzgerald and Rep. Vos:

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