Paul Fanlund is editor and publisher of The Capital Times. A longtime Madisonian, he was a State Journal reporter and editor before becoming a vice president of Madison Newspapers. He joined the Cap Times in 2006.
The Republican Party’s campaign against Evers began minutes after he won the Democratic primary, and voters should expect to see plenty more through November given Walker’s slim record of accomplishments to tout.
There must be a reassertion of an understanding of journalism as a check and balance on power. This pushback must come from Republicans and Democrats as well as journalists.
Republicans questioned firefighters union leader Mahlon Mitchell's pay raise, but they skip the scrutiny when it comes to multimillionaires and corporate giants.