UW System’s treatment of free speech survey indicates hesitancy toward open learning environments

UW-Whitewater interim president Jim Henderson resigns over proposed free speech survey, but UW System must consider implications of delaying survey


Alden Global Capital’s bid for Lee Enterprises suppresses local journalism and democracy

Vulture hedge fund's potential takeover of independent news organization could create news deserts if public fail to react

City of Madison

Black man shot, injured by state officers during arrest in Madison

Quadren L. Wilson was shot at least five times in his back while unarmed

UW-Madison Campus

UW alumnus, fashion executive Virgil Abloh dies at 41

Abloh died from cardiac angiosarcoma, rare form of cancer


New Capital Times website offers path forward for local journalism

Newspaper broke ties with, establishing new website with minimal digital advertisements

City of Madison

The Cap Times leaves, creates own website due to branding confusion, coverage differences

The Cap Times will no longer share website with Wisconsin State Journal

City of Madison

Dane County Board passes 2022 budget with $7 million hike on original proposal

Budget amendments include funding for improving homeless plan, gun violence prevention

UW-Madison Campus

Chancellor Blank apologizes for COVID-19 discussions held on private server

'I think she was right to apologize, and I welcome the fact that it came swiftly and clearly,' UW ethics and media law professor says

City of Madison

Madison Mayor’s budget increases police funding, City Council postpones prohibition of tear gas

'I welcome this new era of innovation in public safety,' Mayor Rhodes-Conway says

State of Wisconsin

UW Elections Research Center conducting polls in three Midwestern battleground states

ERC will partner with Wisconsin State Journal for polling done in Wisconsin

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