Newsrooms around the country have been struggling for a while now. Last year, furloughs rippled through the industry with layoffs at major companies like Gannett. The COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders present yet another hurdle, as local news organizations are experiencing more furloughs, losing vital advertising dollars, and reporting under the constraints of social distancing—all […]
With the press increasingly under threat, we turn our attention today on all things news and journalism in the changing landscape of print and digital media. Our guest is Rob Chappell, associate publisher of Madison365 to discuss why trustworthy news sources, especially local and community reporting, are more vital than ever.
Founded as a non-profit, non-partisan news gathering organization in 2009, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has been a mainstay for democracy and freedom of information for over 10 years now. Since its start, the Center has published more than 300 major news reports that have appeared in over 600 news publications around the state […]
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 […]