Milwaukee Police Dept. starts website to correct media errors, special welcome to Journal Sentinel
- 5/7/12, "Milwaukee Police Department website corrects media errors," Jim Romenesko.com
Police Chief Ed Flynn writes in one post:
This news site replaces the outdated face-to-face briefings with a select few media representatives, with a contemporary platform that enables anyone who wants to, with access to information for all. That is the essence of public information. To the Journal Sentinel I say, “Welcome to the 21st Century.”
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has aggressively covered the police department, while Milwaukee Magazine has been friendly to Chief Ed Flynn and his department. One of its writers said earlier this year that “no Milwaukee chief in modern times has presided over a bigger reduction in crime. Yet, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has done series after series of ‘Watchdog’ stories criticizing the department.”The police department’s press release is after the jump."...
- Of 314 fire and police unions in the state
- only four of them endorsed Walker in his first campaign for governor. (Item near end of page on Limbaugh transcript, 2/18/11.)