Milwaukee Press Club , the oldest continuing operating press club in North America, has awarded three of their prestigious 2015 Excellence in Journalism Awards to stories produced and aired by the WORT news department. Helena White won first place for Best Long Form Feature Story with “Limburger’s Last Stand,” a look at the last Limburger […]
In this episode, reporter Matthew Zmudka talks to UW-Madison graduate students Alicia Wright, Beto Orellano-Campos, and Seneca Sharp about their research across the journalism, mass communication, and counseling psychology departments. Despite the three different disciplines, the conversation unveils common threads around how language is used to shape a narrative, persuade someone to take on healthy […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon catches up by phone with British journalist Jon Ronson, who visits Madison for a Tuesday, February 23 talk at the Wisconsin Union Theater. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.
Today host Patty Peltekos talks with Lisa Graves, Executive Director of the Center for Media & Democracy and Editor-in-Chief of PRWatch to discuss and look back at media and journalism in 2015.
Today Karma Chavez talks with WORT’s very own Norman Stockwell to discuss “Rebel Reporting,” his new book on the collected lectures of the legendary rebel reporter, John Ross. The book outlines the basic responsibilities of a journalist, and provides instructions on how to document injustices and poetically pitch stories to audiences to create change in […]
Madison 365 is a new non-profit news website that hopes to address issues of racial injustice and foster city-wide dialogue.