Thursday, June 6, 2013

Republicans' 2013-15 State Budget PolicyFest, Part 1: Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

Bail bondsmen, Lake Michigan among special-interest items in budget plan.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6/5/2013)

Like petulant schoolchildren, the Republicans on the Joint Finance Committee passed a motion to require the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism to leave the UW-Madison campus.

What do Republicans have against the Center for Investigative Journalism?  (Capital Times, 6/5/2013)

The WCIJ receives no direct funding from the state.   They do, however, have an agreement with the UW School of Journalism and Mass Communication for the use of two room and to collaborate with professors in the journalism school.

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