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A group of media organizations, including the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, has filed a motion to intervene in a public records lawsuit sealed by a Racine County judge.
The Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council celebrated its 40th anniversary Tuesday at the State Capitol in Madison. Formed in 1978 under the direction of former Milwaukee Sentinel Editor Bob Wills, the FOIC aimed to provide a forum for news people to share information about their access challenges, advocate for openness and, occasionally, finance open government lawsuits….
Wisconsin’s prison population was up 2.3 percent in 2017, reaching a record 23,687, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum.
The Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau on Thursday released a publication entitled “Shedding Light on Dark Stores,” which offers background on and arguments for and against the “dark store loophole” that has increasingly popped up across the state.
Sherman A. Gessert Jr., a longtime photographer for both the Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Sentinel, died Oct. 22, at the age of 83. Gessert joined the Sentinel staff in 1956, after graduating from Milwaukee’s Layton School of Art. He started taking photos for both the Journal and the Sentinel after the Journal Co. purchased the…
The Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council on Thursday announced the speakers for the Oct. 30 celebration of its 40th anniversary.
Sarah Seifert has been named editor of the (Menomonie) Dunn County News, the newspaper announced last week. Seifert succeeds Barbara Lyon.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has released its formal decision regarding the decision to reverse tariffs imposed earlier this year on Canadian newsprint. Among its key findings were: transportation costs, availability and reliability of supply were as important or more important than price to newsprint consumers; Canadian imports did not depress domestic prices; and the…
Chris McCullough, a Northern Ireland-based freelancer for Wisconsin agricultural newspaper Agri-View, recently won a major international award.