Monthly Archives: January 2015

One of Wisconsin’s Great Media Leaders Has Passed On

George Albert Nelson, age 76, passed away peacefully at home on January 28, 2015. The cause of death was chronic lung disease. He was born in Madison on June 6, 1938 to Dorothea Smith Nelson and Russell Arthur Nelson. A life-long Madisonian, a status in which he took great pride,... - MORE -

BURR-lin or Ber-LIN?

Many Wisconsin radio and TV stations are reporting the Berlin School Board decided to stick with the nickname “Berlin Indians”, despite some pressure that it is a racist nickname. So: is it Ber-LIN, like the city in Germany for which it’s named; or, do the locals say “BURR-lin”? By the... - MORE -

WBA Digital Hotline Webinar

The webinar was presented Tuesday afternoon, January 27th by Jacobs Media, a Michigan-based media consulting company selected by the WBA because of their experience in the space.  The entire Jacobs Media team participated, including President Fred Jacobs, sales expert and Vice-President Paul Jacobs, social media expert (and Wisconsin native) Lori... - MORE -

News Media Law

The WBA Newsroom site ( has a special section on media law with Wisconsin-specific information. Lots of sections relevant to working media in the Badger State!... - MORE -

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See What We’ve Got For You

This site is designed as a resource for Wisconsin broadcast newsrooms. We invite you to take a self-guided tour and see what’s here. You’ll find, we hope, a lot of useful information about Wisconsin laws that apply to working reporters and news photographers, tips on news gathering, and a number... - MORE -


We’re back – and we’re fresh and new!  Hope you’ll like us and find something of value.... - MORE -