In late October, The Daily Beast ran a story exposing the political connections of Whitefish Energy, an obscure company that somehow secured a $300 million contract to restore electricity in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The contract was canceled a few days later, amid an explosion of public outrage and criticism from members of Congress. The journalist who reported and wrote […]
Lisa Graves joins Allen Ruff on today’s program. Lisa Graves is the Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy here in Madison. Graves joined the CMD in 2009, where she and her associates investigate dark money donations, and a ever-broadening examination of policy shapers and democratic investigations. Today they discuss the potential changing […]
Mike McCabe says the media coverage of political races are unbearably exacerbating. In this week’s Democracy Checkup, McCabe explains why citizens are craving new politics and better journalism when it comes to elections.
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.
Like all media over the last couple of decades, radio is being transformed by ongoing and sometimes rapid changes in the digital landscape.
Sub host Mike Wagner talks with Katy Culver, Associate Director of the Center for Journalism Ethics to discuss the latest events at the University of Missouri, Paris, etc. From a journalism standpoint – what standards should come into play when dealing with traumatic and graphic situations? How good of a job are the media doing […]