Morning Links for Feb. 17, 2015

Peace talks, paczki and protesters.

The news you can use.

  • The WEDC has begun its turn in the spotlight thanks to its creator’s presidential ambitions.
  • It’s Fat Tuesday. Have you had your paczki today?
  • Protesters marched to Governor Walker’s Wauwatosa home last night, much to the now-viral disappointment of his son.
  • Modern Family filmed nearly an entire episode on iPhones and iPads, says TIME. 
  • Despite peace talks in Minsk, the proposed ceasefire in Ukraine is not working, both sides have told Newsweek.




Claire Hanan worked at the magazine as an editor from 2012-2017. She edited the Culture section and wrote stories about all sorts of topics, including the arts, fashion, politics and more. In 2016, she was a finalist for best profile writing at the City and Regional Magazine Awards for her story "In A Flash." In 2014, she won the the Milwaukee Press gold award for best public service story for editing "Handle With Care," a service package about aging in Milwaukee. Before all this, she attended the University of Missouri's School of Journalism and New York University's Summer Publishing Institute.