New reports from the Center for Media and Democracy/PRwatch.org on the John Doe criminal probe.
January 4, 2016: A Public Affair—Patty Peltekos and the Center for Media and Democracy's Lisa Graves reflect on the media in 2015 and discuss the nature of large corporate media entities.
Scott Walker's attacks on unions and family-supporting jobs in Wisconsin helped elevate his national profile and ingratiated him with deep-pocketed political donors like the Kochs. Can he take this agenda nationwide?
Why did it happen? Brian Williams was the number one anchor. And now he is banished for six months – or forever.
It turned out that CMD hadn't seen the last of the O'Keefe crowd.
Tell the President America's Best Reporters Should Be on the Beat, Not in Jail
The campaign against Wisconsin’s “John Doe” criminal probe is being led by groups bankrolled by the Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation.
The Supreme Court just refused to hear an appeal by James Risen, The New York Times reporter who has asserted his reporter’s privilege not to testify about a source.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's campaign is reportedly negotiating a settlement with prosecutors in the long-running "John Doe" criminal campaign finance probe -- and the Wall Street Journal editorial board, which for months has attacked prosecutors and portrayed the investigation as baseless, is livid.
The federal judge who halted Wisconsin's John Doe probe has regularly attended all-expenses paid "judicial junkets" funded by the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, and other ideological and corporate interests.