Body Armor In the Capitol

A couple of months ago I wrote on my personal Facebook page that it appeared the two most dangerous jobs in Trump’s America were public health official and election official. Dr. Anthony Fauci and his family have received death threats simply because Fauci is trying his damndest to contain a…

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So Where Oh Where Is Kyle Rittenhouse’s Gun?

On Saturday I posted about a claim made by one of Kyle Rittenhouse’s attorneys about the gun used by Master Rittenhouse in the slayings of two Americans and the wounding of another in Kenosha WI last week. In short, here’s a quote from his attorney: “Kyle did not carry a…

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Bob Blackbird: Wisconsin’s First COVID-19 Fatality

Because Wisconsin has unfortunately reached the 1,000+ COVID-19 fatalities, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published a few obituaries of those Wisconsinites that have been lost. Here is their obit for our very first loss: Bob Blackbird. The blockade of Berlin and subsequent airlift was one of the opening salvos of the…

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Waukesha County’s Ill Use Of The First Amendment

This is just a short take on something that appeared in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel…journalists Daphne Chen and Rory Linnane wrote a telling article about COVID-19 and Wisconsin nursing homes. I am not going into that topic directly…but a little aside that appears in the text. But when trying to…

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Dear Media: Use Some Common Sense With Your Photos!

I understand that there is a lot going on and the media is under a lot of stress to cover a week’s worth of stories each day. And as we’ve discussed here at Blogging Blue they are suffering revenue losses as businesses close or cut back. But they still need…

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And Just Like That: There Goes The News

Originally reported in the Washington Post and shared on Facebook by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Daniel Bice…Gannet is going to furlough workers at their 100 newspapers. Certain employees making more than $38,000 must take one week of unpaid leave in April, May and June. According to Mr. Bice, that will…

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MKE Journal Sentinel Head Count Before This Month’s Cuts

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Not Much Hope For Survival of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

As many of you probably know, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel was involved in another ‘merger’. This time it’s most current owner group, Gannett (which also owned USA Today) merged with New Media Investment Group. And of course as is the nature of these mergers the new company will be sleeker…

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USA Today/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Doesn’t Get the Focus of the Impeachment Inquiry Either.

In a number of articles that have appeared in the print edition over the past few days, and this one online about Senator Ron Johnson’s comments, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and by extension their parent USA Today are misleading the public on what the impeachment inquiry is really about. Their…

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel BLOWS UP Their Obituaries!

In what is one of the strangest moves that I can think of…the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel print edition blew up its obituaries. A few years ago when they phased out their classified ad section, MJS moved the obits to the back pages of the Business Section. Except they didn’t call…

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