Lindsay Christians, an arts and food journalist with The Capital Times, is a respected and thorough observer of Madison’s restaurant scene, but never thought she’d be the one to write an investigation of sexual harassment in the food industry. “I started to realize that when it came to the sourcing and how I wanted to go […]
This week on the Tone Madison podcast, we’re doing something a little bit different. Last year, I interviewed Alejandra Perez and Mike Pellino of a Madison band called Miyha. At the time, Alejandra suggested that to me that she should interview me. I don’t like attracting attention to myself, because the whole Tone Madison thing is […]
This will be our final podcast episode of 2017, so we wanted to look back on some of the memorable conversations we’ve had on the podcast over the past year. We’re revisiting interviews with poets, explorations of visual art and conceptual art, discussions about access and equity in Madison’s nightlife, episodes about free speech and […]
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.