Tri-State Regional Cooperation, Five Things Wisconsin Is Best At (Besides Cheese), Minority News In Madison And Around The Country

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Despite some longstanding rivalries, it turns out that people from Milwaukee, Chicago, and Gary, Indiana would like to work together to attract more businesses to the region. Our guest discusses what people want, and what they don’t want, from a regional partnership. Then we explore the role of minority journalism in Madison and around the country, and learn about five things Wisconsin does best, besides making cheese.

Featured in this Show

  • New Poll Explores Attitudes Towards Regional Cooperation Versus Competition

    In a recent poll, residents of Milwaukee, Chicago and Gary, Indiana have shown general support for politicians working across state lines to encourage cooperation rather than competition when it comes to economic development…but things get more complicated when it comes to supporting specific proposals. A pollster explains the findings, and the idea of a Chicago “megacity” that could benefit places like Milwaukee.

  • Wisconsin Has More Going For It Than Cheese

    According to our guest, Wisconsin is tops in more than cheese and cranberries. We’ll find out where Wisconsin shines.

  • Madison Minority News Outlet And The State Of Minorities In Journalism

    A new media platform called Madison 365 is set to launch later this summer, and the creators are bringing on young minority journalists to cover important issues. Our guests explore the current state of minorities in journalism, and explain the importance of equal representation for every background.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Charles Franklin Guest
  • Tom Giffey Guest
  • Henry Sanders Jr. Guest
  • Alex Williams Guest

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