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Podcast: IowaWatch on WMT Radio Talking About Its Latest Work, And The Weather

Bob Bruce, WMT

IowaWatch executive director-editor Lyle Muller talked on WMT radio host Bob Bruce's Thursday, Jan. 9, program about one those topics that always sparks a conversation in Iowa -- the weather. But they also found time to talk about the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism-IowaWatch, in general, and an IowaWatch story about where Iowa Lottery proceeds get spent. Continue Reading →

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Watch The Video: IowaWatch Participates In KCRG-TV9 Dissection Of Political Ads

Appearing on the Dec. 21, 2014, broadcast of "Ethical Perspectives on the News" (left to right) are host Peter Welch, lobbyist and former congressional staffer Gary Grant, IowaWatch Executive Director-Editor Lyle Muller and professional mediator and former Iowa state Sen. Steve Sovern. The topic was political ads. The program is produced by the Inter-Religious Council of Linn County and aired on KCRG-TV9, Cedar Rapids.

"Ethical Perspectives on the News," a public affairs program produced by the Inter-Religious Council of Linn County for KCRG-TV9 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, tackled the impact of political advertising in its Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, show. IowaWatch participated. Continue Reading →

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IowaWatch Receives $1,500 Grant From Community Foundation of Johnson County

The Community Foundation of Johnson County distributed 52 grants worth more than $250,000 to non-profit organizations in Johnson County, Iowa, at a luncheon on Dec. 4, 2014, in Iowa City. The Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism-IowaWatch received a $1,500 grant at this event.

IowaWatch.org received a $1,500 grant Thursday, Dec. 4, from the Community Foundation of Johnson County to fund a 2015 IowaWatch community forum in Johnson County and the purchase of a computer for creating and editing future video reports. Continue Reading →

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Podcast: WMT Radio Quizzes IowaWatch About Net Neutrality, Water Regulation

Bob Bruce, WMT

IowaWatch executive director-editor Lyle Muller talked on WMT radio host Bob Bruce's Thursday, Nov. 13, program about the IowaWatch Connection, net neutrality and a collaboration about proposed "Waters of the U.S." rules that the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting produced and which IowaWatch adapted for Iowa readers. Continue Reading →

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Podcast: KXIC ‘Your Town’ Features IowaWatch Puppy Mill Story, Jacob Luplow

Jacob Luplow

IowaWatch summer 2014 intern Jacob Luplow and executive director-editor Lyle Muller were the guests on the Tuesday, Oct. 21, "Your Town" show on KXIC radio, AM 800, in Iowa City. Host Jay Capron talked with Luplow, a student at Cornell College, about an IowaWatch story he did about troublesome dog breeders who repeatedly violate Animal Welfare Act regulations designed to protect animal health, but who get to keep animals while being cited for those repeat violations. He talked with Muller about other work being done at IowaWatch. You may listen to Capron's conversation with IowaWatch by skipping to the 20-minute mark of this one-hour podcast. Continue Reading →

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