Can we trust the media? Can we trust law enforcement? Why or why not? And why is that credibility important? Join us in a facilitated community conversation on September 12 that brings together news media, law enforcement and the public to talk about how we can ensure we’re getting the true story. We’ll look at: Why is credibility important when developing relationships between law enforcement and the media? To what extent does the public trust the media and/or law enforcement - and why? What about the impact of so-called “fake news?” What resources do law ...

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Wausau Pilot & Review’s Shereen Siewert Presents to The Westies (Video)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link="" align="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Shereen Siewert, investigative journalist -- and the founder and editor of Wausau Pilot & Review -- presented to The Westies Neighborhood Group on July 9, 2018, at the Wausau Labor Temple. Wausau Pilot & Review broke multiple stories in the recent past including, but not limited to, topics related to the Wausau Chemical move, the Riverlife developer challenges, and the contamination issues in the Thomas Street Neighborhood. ...

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Once upon a time, people reserved loud outbursts for very special occasions. HELP! FIRE! CHARGE! In each case, the raised voice with its guttural message alerted anyone within earshot that an emergency required their immediate attention. Or in the case of warfare, now was the time to kill or be killed. We respond to shouting both physically and emotionally as adrenalin dumps into our system. Our hands may form fists, our jaw clenches, our heart rate accelerates. Psychological studies have shown the negative effects of shouting. In the mid-1980s, a certain ...

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