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HELP WANTED: European Partners to Monitor Scott Walker

February 27, 2015  by WCMC

WCMC is looking for European partners to monitor Scott Walker during his upcoming trip to Germany, Spain, and France. We want to know where he goes, who he sees, and what he does, especially outside of publicity events staged for the US press. 149 more words

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Scott Walker Confuses Democracy with Terrorism

February 27, 2015 by Michael Matheson

During a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker stated, “If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the globe.” The remark was made in reference to America’s response to the terrorist group ISIS, who has conducted a series of brutal beheadings over the past several months. 372 more words

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Blogging augments reporting via curation

by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros, #newmedia specialist

Caption: Marietta Le of Hungary, Tadeo Rodriguez of Mexico, and Malou Mangahas of the Philippines present in a discussion how to make weblogging more meaningful to society. 675 more words

Billionaire Chris Cline can't afford Iron County lease payment

February 1, 2015 by WCMC

On January 30, 2015, the Northland News Center reported that Gogebic Taconite, which is financed by Chris Cline of North Palm Beach FL, had not paid their $10,000 lease payment for land essential for the construction of their proposed open-pit mountaintop-removal iron ore mine in Wisconsin’s Iron County. 382 more words

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Reporters! What's in YOUR Gear Bag 2015?


Apps to try:





Camera Awesome






Reminder: Whatever you put in your mobile reporting kit… the keys to being prepared are to keep your checklist with your kit, and to repack it and recharge your devices right when you get back from reporting. 34 more words

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Hey Blogger! Get A Grip!

I received this in my morning email:
Andrew Sullivan is retiring from blogging. He wants to have a real life. (The Dish) | Lots of people blogged about the news, and Twitter was wild with it. 387 more words

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Milwaukee public school teacher Amy Mizialko testifies on AB1

I’ve heard folks here today express their concern that our students are falling through the cracks. I would submit to you that the children of Milwaukee have been forced through the cracks.

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