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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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