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The missing JS archives and the digital age's great failure

Published Sept. 6, 2016

Last month, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel made headlines across the country when its archives disappeared from Google Newspapers - as good a time as any to remind the world that our digital present, and especially our digital past, is fragile and transitory.


How The New York Times got it wrong on Trump

Published May 18, 2016

Donald Trump was done wrong. The New York Times' story that attempted to prove the liberal truth that he's an inveterate misogynist by cobbling together old anecdotes wasn't fair - and just creates yet another sideshow away from the real issues.


Journal Sentinel limit on cyber abuse is overdue

Published Feb. 8, 2016

Over the weekend, word came that the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel decided to limit comment thread postings to its subscribers only, which means people's identities will not be secret (at least to JS). Good. But what took them so long?


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.

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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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