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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

Once again, the MJS is late to the party


Monday, the Journal Sentinel did a piece on the salaries of local superintendents.

Gotta hand it to those smarties at 4th and State. They are slow, but every once in awhile, worth waiting for.

This Just In blogged about this issue in June 2009, and in July 2008 when we were inspired by another WI newspaper.

This is a typical MOA of the Journal Sentinel, often scooped by talk radio and bloggers. When that happens, the paper will wait and wait and wait and wait, and then do the same story much later giving no credit to the original reporting source, relying on the hope that readers won’t remember and will think the Journal Sentinel is actually breaking the story.

It’s happened so many times that it’s painfully obvious. Not very ethical for a Pulitzer Award winning paper.

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