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Dec. 29-31, 2017
The Year 2017 In Review — We take a look back at the most popular and interesting stories covered by the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism during calendar year 2017.
Categories: General News
Guests:

  • Jeff Stein and Lyle Muller/IowaWatch
182
Dec. 22-24, 2017
Iowa, My Second Home — Iowans like to tell others how great our state is. How do you measure that? This week, five people who moved to Iowa and now make their home here give it a try.
Categories: Business and Consumer Affairs, General News
Guests:

  • Miriam Alarcon Avila, Jim Jacobson, Lea Haravon Collins, Simeon Talley, and Daphne Patton, participants in a special live storytelling event hosted by IowaWatch and the Iowa Writers’ House of Iowa City
166
Sept. 1-3, 2017
Verne Marshall and his Gazette, Revisited — He exposed corruption and helped his newspaper win a Pulitzer Prize in the 1930s. But how this Iowan did it was anything but ordinary.
Categories: Government, Center News
Guests:

  • Zack Kucharski, editor, The Gazette/Cedar Rapids
  • Jerry Harrington, author/Iowa City
  • Lyle Muller/Iowa Watch
156
June 23-25, 2017
The Difficulty Of Investigative Reporting — The craft of journalism has never been easy. How to address the challenge of reporting for the public’s benefit?
Categories: Education, Center News
Guests:

  • Stephen Berry/IowaWatch
  • Lyle Muller/Iowa Watch
153
June 2-4, 2017
Another Pulitzer for Editorials — Storm Lake’s Art Cullen won the national Pulitzer for editorial writing. In this program, we hear from the last Iowan to win the honor, and tell about an event coming up in June where both will be on the same stage.
Categories: Education, Center News
Guests:

  • Michael Gartner, Pulitzer recipient/Des Moines
  • Lyle Muller/IowaWatch
145
April 7-9, 2017
Verne Marshall and his Gazette, Revisited — He exposed corruption and helped his newspaper win a Pulitzer Prize in the 1930s…but how this Iowan did it was anything but ordinary.
Categories: Government, Center News
Guests:

  • Zack Kucharski, editor, The Gazette/Cedar Rapids
  • Jerry Harrington, author/Iowa City
  • Lyle Muller/Iowa Watch
144
March 31-April 2, 2017
The Difficulty Of Investigative Reporting — The craft of journalism has never been easy. How to address the challenge of reporting for the public’s benefit?
Categories: Education, Center News
Guests:

  • Stephen Berry/IowaWatch
  • Lyle Muller/Iowa Watch
140
March 3-5, 2017
Reporter’s Notebook Revisited — In-depth reporting on health and government topics requires a large investment of resources and time by journalists. How some of those stories make it into print and on the air may surprise you.
Categories: Center News
Guests:

  • Tony Leys, The Des Moines Register
  • Lee Hermiston, The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA)
  • Chelsea Keenan, The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA)
  • Brittany Robb/IowaWatch
  • Thomas Nelson/IowaWatch
131
December 30, 2016-January 1, 2017
The Year In Review At IowaWatch — A review of the most popular stories covered by the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism-IowaWatch in 2016, including stories on campus free speech, legislation regarding medication to treat drug overdoses and the Americans with Disabilities Act and Iowa’s public schools.
Categories: Center News
Guests:

  • Lyle Muller/Iowa Watch
109
July 29-31, 2016
A Pulitzer for Editorials — A good editorial talks with the community, noted Pulitzer Prize-winning Iowa journalism Michael Gartner says. We conclude our series of programs on Iowa Pulitzer Prize winners.
Categories: Education, Center News
Guests:

  • Michael Gartner, Iowa Cubs president and veteran journalist, Pulitzer Prize winner for editorial writing
  • Lyle Muller/IowaWatch
79
Jan. 1-3, 2016
The Year in Review 2015 — We’ve covered many stories in the old year 2015, and we’ll discuss some of them along with a view toward the new year 2016…a look back, a look ahead.
Categories: Center News
Guests:

  • Lyle Muller/IowaWatch
  • Lauren Mills/IowaWatch
47
May 22-24, 2015
Five Years of IowaWatch Revisited — It’s been five years since the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism started producing in-depth news reporting…this week, we’ll give you an update on some of the stories IowaWatch has covered, and we’ll take a look ahead at what we’ll all be talking about in the future.
Categories: Center News
Guests:

  • Lyle Muller, IowaWatch
  • Stephen Berry, University of Iowa journalism professor
  • Katelynn McCullough, IowaWatch/UI
  • Lauren Mills, IowaWatch

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