Outmoded Language Like “Wheelchair-bound”

Social media was abuzz with the recent clip from the TV game show “The Price Is Right”, which had a prize package including a treadmill won by a young woman in a wheelchair. Many online news and media outlets referred to the young woman who won the prize as being... - MORE -

WBA Supports the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act

A message from WBA President and CEO Michelle Vetterkind: On behalf of the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA), I write in support of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization (IPAWS) Act of 2015 (S.1180), introduced by Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Senator Claire McCaskill, (D-MO). This bi-partisan legislation is... - MORE -
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Open Meetings Law

Our state has a very powerful Open Meetings Law, which permits reporters to attend and report on all meetings of governmental bodies, boards, and commissions, and it allows reporters to record and photograph a meeting held in open session as long as you don’t interfere with the conduct of the... - MORE -