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Gilman Halsted named Wisconsin Watchdog

Gilman Halsted, a retired Wisconsin Public Radio reporter who produced award-winning examinations of the state’s criminal justice system, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award. Over the course of two decades, Halsted became a familiar … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison announces major national conference: Reporting on Religion — Media, Belief and Public Life; March 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mark Pitsch, 608-252-6145 MADISON, WI — Religious faith remains a key component of public and private life in the United States. Yet, America’s religious landscape is shifting, and as a result news coverage of religion has … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison, Next Door Brewing discuss beermaking

MADISON — SPJ Madison members met with Next Door Brewing Company head brewer Bryan Kreiter on Feb. 24 to discuss beermaking as the groups prepare to launch Sunshine Wheat. The American wheat beer will debut March 16 at a celebration … Continue reading

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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 supports investigative center

June 5, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mark Pitsch, 608-252-6145 MADISON – The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is an important part of the media landscape in Wisconsin. Its criminal justice, environmental, political and other reporting has garnered national and … Continue reading

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Records law author Adelman wins Watchdog Award

U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman, the chief author of Wisconsin’s Open Records Law and a strong advocate of the Open Meetings Law, has been named the 2013 recipient of the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award. The award is a highlight of … Continue reading

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