Erik Gunn

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Invisible No More

Photos by Adam Ryan Morris Aug. 24 was a picture-perfect Milwaukee Friday. The sun was out, temps were in the mid-80s, and the rain stayed away. But for ...
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A New Day For Gun Control?

In 2011, the same year they stripped public employees of most of their collective bargaining rights and passed Wisconsin’s most austere budget in at least...
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Bye Bye Byline

Walk through any newsroom – print or broadcast – and you’re likely to come across three types of people. For some, the job’s just ...
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Tracks to the Future

Thanks to the digital revolution, the boundary between print and what we might have once called television – but now more properly call video – ha...
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Case Dismissed

The "gotcha" moment: Rob Koebel and Melissa Dumas A former Milwaukee Public Schools bus driver who sued WTMJ-TV and its former reporter, Rob Koebe...
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Zappled?

To anyone who listened to the city’s two biggest talk radio outlets last spring – or even knows them by reputation – it would be no surprise...
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Pew Politics

Rev. Scott Anderson  Five weeks ago, The Rev. Scott Anderson made a very accurate prediction about this day: Regardless of the outcome, roughl...
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Trails’ End?

The other hiking boot is dropping at Wisconsin Trails. Pressroom Buzz has learned that the bimonthly magazine will soon stop publishing, 52 years after its...
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Lion’s Share

When it comes to direction, Audrey Seitz has plenty to spare. It’s even in her job title. A graduate student at UW-Milwaukee’s new School of Public ...
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Repackaging Charlie

Charlie Sykes Earlier this year the question of how far journalists should go in disclosing their own points of view – especially political ones ...

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.