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Iowa Public Radio Report: Journalism’s Role In The Lives Of Brian Williams, Jon Stewart

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Iowa Public Radio's Ben Kieffer dissected the impact of Brian Williams' suspension from being NBC News' lead anchor and Jon Stewart's announcement about leaving Stewart's popular news satire show on Comedy Central. Keiffer's guests for the Thursday, Feb. 12, "River to River" report included IowaWatch executive director and editor Lyle Muller. Continue Reading →

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

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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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