Erik Gunn

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Battle for the Hills

Photo by Azael Meza The way Mike Wiggins Jr. remembers it, the man who strode into his office without an appointment that day in fall 2010 didn’t wear a suit...
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Book ‘em

Sarah Carr spent five years covering education for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel before an itch for change took her to New Orleans, where she covered the same...
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Filling the Gaps

The humming nerve center of Riverwest Radio  The decision of station owners at WMCS-AM 1290 to unceremoniously pull the plug last week on new...
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Tosa on Top

Illustration by Justin Renteria Local media swooned in November over the news that tony retailer Nordstrom was coming to Wauwatosa’s Mayfair Mall i...
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Do-Over

After being sued last fall for wrongly bylining two articles written by freelancer Rob Bundy, M Magazine has quietly reprinted both pieces in its February is...
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The One-Sided Scoop

Conservative blogger Christian Schneider helped the Journal Sentinel to a genuine scoop the other day. On Tuesday, 24 hours or so before the official annou...
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An Open Book

Barbara Miner has worked both sides of the journalistic fence. She’s been a traditional news reporter – for the Milwaukee Journal – and...

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.