A look at the week ahead with Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader:
Saying he is running to head up Wisconsin’s education bureaucracy, and not for governor, candidate for state Superintendent of Public Instruction John Humphries on Thursday addressed many of the controversies swirling around his recent political past. Humphries, a veteran school administrator at a number of various school districts throughout Wisconsin, joined talk radio host and Media Trackers Communication […]
The Winter Edition of Marquette University’s “Marquette Magazine” includes what appears to be a self-congratulatory piece where open expression on campus is concerned, through its yearlong Marquette Forum series. The column chronicles the university’s fall semester efforts to generate discourse on the topic of racial justice and inequality: During the fall semester the university seized […]
On Tuesday, Media Trackers shared the story of alleged efforts by Marquette University staff to keep a conservative audience from attending an appearance by popular conservative pundit Ben Shapiro. In today’s podcast, we speak with Emily Jashinsky of Young America’s Foundation, who broke the story.
Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro is popular with the under-thirty crowd, which may explain the reception he’s gotten on college campuses. First reported by Young America’s Foundation (YAF), an effort appears to be underway from members of the Marquette faculty to intentionally sabotage a planned on campus event with Shapiro scheduled for the evening of February 8. […]
Wisconsin Democratic Congressman Mark Pocan gave credit on Twitter last week to a coalition of liberal groups for an action taken by Republican President Donald J. Trump. The defeat of the #TPP is a testament to the power of grassroots organizing. Our trade deals should benefit US workers not big corporations. pic.twitter.com/CtF01qA3GV — Rep. Mark […]
State Senator Duey Stroebel on Monday released an email in which UW-Lacrosse Chancellor Joe Gow and other senior administration staff criticize President Donald Trump’s executive order concerning immigrant travel restrictions. Stroebel said the email condemns Trump’s actions without pointing out that the seven countries covered by it either sponsor terrorism or harbor terrorist training facilities: […]
There is a new effort to bring liberal talk radio to Wisconsin. Why do these efforts so often fail? Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader discusses in today’s podcast:
A new Wisconsin liberal talk radio station will sign on next month. If history is any indicator, it is a longshot to succeed. That’s because the deck is stacked against commercial the liberal talk format and it has nothing to do with conservative talk radio. As it always does, optimism is accompanying the Left’s latest […]
Welcome to the inaugural edition of our Media Trackers Podcast!