Sub host Mike Wagner speaks with Dee Hall and Coburn Dukehart of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism about Dee and Alexandra Arriaga’s new story about the troubling experiences of dozens of inmates in solitary confinement in Wisconsin.
Tuesday, voters across the United States will cast their ballots for President, the U.S. Senate, the House of Representatives and a host of state and local partisan races. Buzz host Brian Standing checks in on the current state of the two major parties with University of Wisconsin Political Science Professor — and guest host on […]
Join WORT and Isthmus at the High Noon Saloon for an Election Night Watch Party on Tuesday night. Come celebrate or drown your sorrows as the nation elects a new president. WORT DJs Chali Pittman, Peter Allen, and Cooper Talbot will be spinning beginning at 6pm. The live broadcast starts at 8pm. The WORT news team […]
How can we tell fact from fiction in this election season? Today guest host Mike Wagner speaks with fact-checking expert Lucas Graves on how we decide what’s true. Lucas Graves is author of the new book, “Deciding What’s True: The Rise of Political Fact-Checking in American Journalism.” Graves is on the faculty at the University […]
Amidst all of the political buzz with the general election this fall, the Elections Research Center at UW fosters academic analysis of national and state elections to further the scholarly understanding of factors that influence voter decision-making and election outcomes. Today guest host Mike Wagner talks with director Barry Burden about the center and their […]
Wisconsin politics is not taking a summer vacation. Mike Wagner talks to CapTimes political reporter Jessie Opoien about the state of voter ID, the redistricting case, the statehouse elections and other political issues facing the badger state in 2016. Before her work with the CapTimes, Jessie Opoien reported on education and politics for the Oshkosh […]