Erik Gunn

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Raw Deal

It was a cloudy and mild June day nearly four years ago when the agents came to Vernon Hershberger’s farm, 15 miles west of Baraboo in the rolling...
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On Second Thought

Last week, Sen. Ron Johnson put out a press release excoriating the Federal Communications Commission for plans – now abandoned – to, as Johnson ...
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On a Mission

The latest installment of Meg Kissinger’s ongoing investigative reports for the Journal Sentinel on mental health care in Milwaukee Co...
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Alt-Empire

Who could have predicted Urban Milwaukee would launch a new media conglomerate? The wonky website had been quietly covering city issues –...
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Mugging It

Before The Onion, before Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert, even before Saturday Night Live and its “Weekend Update,” there was MAD.  ...

Erik Gunn

Milwaukee Magazine Contributing Editor Erik Gunn has written for the magazine since 1995. He started covering the media in 2006, writing the award-winning column Pressroom and now its online successor, Pressroom Buzz. Check back regularly for the latest news and commentary of the workings of the news business in Milwaukee and Wisconsin.