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No, Sheriff Clarke was not a member of the KKK

Published Nov. 4, 2015

Did you hear the "news?" Sheriff Clarke was supposedly exposed by Anonymous hackers as being a member of the KKK. No, not really. And neither were various Republican U.S. senators and American mayors also named in the "story."


And then there was one: The search for Willie Bedford

Published May 21, 2015

On Tuesday night, there were three missing photos on the Wall of Faces list of Wisconsin fallen. But relatives of Carl Leslie Crowley and Rudolph Glenn Valenta have now provided photos that transform their names into something far more memorably human. Now that leaves Willie Bedford, the last man without a photo on the Defense Department's list of 1,161 service members from Wisconsin who died in Vietnam.


Search to identify lost Wisconsin Vietnam vets comes down to four

Published May 20, 2015

At the end of March, I wrote about the efforts of my UW-Milwaukee journalism students to find missing photos of Wisconsin service members who died in Vietnam. The search is part of a national effort to put a face with every name on the Vietnam Memorial wall in D.C. Our goal - and Johnson's goal - is that, by Memorial Day, Wisconsin will join that list of states and be able to say, "All of ours are found." With only four left, we are close.


Finding those lost in the Vietnam War

Published March 30, 2015

For the past few weeks, I've been trying to find the photos of Wisconsin service members who died in Vietnam. My UWM journalism students are too. Maybe you can help.


The Truth: Journalism is not a crime

Published Dec. 29, 2014

The fact that journalists are held in prisons or are killed for doing their work in 2014 is sickening. We need to push for a better day, where the public's right to know is greater than anything else we may hold dear.

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Milwaukee Media owes us an explanation...

In the expansive coverage of the Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill battle in local print and broadcast media outlets over the past three weeks we've been bombarded with phrases, fleeing, and describe the 14 Democratic State Senators who fled to Illinois. Local reporters l...

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