Monthly Archives: October 2012

Remember Respect (By: Jade Likely)

It’s hard to live in Madison without being slammed with political opinions. As one of the top advertised-to cities in America, Madison is a whirlwind of political activity and information, especially this close to the election. It’s no secret that Dane … Continue reading

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Writing about Foreign Policy (by: Ryan McGlynn)

    The experience of writing a story on presidential foreign policy was enlightening. It made me more critically analyze the candidates not only in the respect of foreign policy, but their differences in other areas as well.    It was … Continue reading

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Undecided voters (by: Olivia Truby)

While writing my article, I found myself questioning the balance. I had to find the balance between undecided voters and professionals who could interpret the undecided voters. Many of the quotes reflect undecided voters who simply do not know nor care about … Continue reading

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Second Congressional District story (by: Rachel Schulze)

Working on this project was helpful in terms of gaining journalistic experience. I learned how to get in contact with politicians and their spokespeople. I also feel more comfortable conducting interviews and have a better idea about how to word … Continue reading

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Political Advertising (by:Hannah Kotovic)

I thoroughly enjoyed writing this story, however, it took me a while to figure out which direction I wanted to take it. It was challenging because political advertising is such a broad topic, and there are so many sub-categories that … Continue reading

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Battleground State (by: Elliot Karp)

This 2012 presidential election puts the state of Wisconsin in the political spotlight once again as the battleground state’s vote is coming down to the wire. After the Democrats unsuccessfully tried to recall Governor Scott Walker, Wisconsin quickly turned from … Continue reading

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Early Voting Story (by: Meghan Sweeney)

Overall, I really enjoyed researching and writing my piece about early voting. Before I began researching this topic, I was largely unaware about how early voting worked and how it differed from state to state. Being from Minnesota, I voted … Continue reading

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