State News Roundup, Online Harassment, Congress During The Presidential Transition

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It was a full week of Wisconsin news, including Governor Walker’s State of the State address. We take a look at the biggest stories with a news editor. Organized campaigns of online harassment are becoming more frequent, and more mainstream. We look at the trend. And we talk Congressional politics.

Featured in this Show

  • State News Roundup For January 13, 2017

    On Tuesday, Governor Scott Walker delivered his seventh State of the State address. One of the proposals he laid out in the speech is to cut tuition for all undergraduates in the UW System. A news editor joins us to talk about this and other top stories from the past week.

  • Online Harassment Spreads Into New Realms

    Coordinated online harassment efforts have spread from the world of computer games into politics, pop culture, and elsewhere. An expert on digital harassment explains the latest trends, and efforts to turn them around.

  • Congress During The Presidential Transition

    The 115th session of Congress was sworn in only ten days ago, but they’ve already had a busy scheduled between the Senate confirmation hearings, the “Vote-A-Thon”, and more. We’ll speak with Elana Schor of Politico about the week in Congressional politics.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Danielle Citron Guest
  • Elana Schor Guest

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