May 18, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Category: Featured

New Business Continues to Grow in Kansas

There is not much positive effect a state tax policy can have on industries like agriculture and energy, the two…

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Media Bias: A Tale of 2 Polls

Kansas media widely covered a public opinion poll showing a majority of respondents supported budget-neutral expansion of Medicaid, or KanCare, but media…

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Reporter Calls Out Brownback in Series of Tweets

A brief debate on Twitter shows a Topeka Capital-Journal reporter calling out Gov. Sam Brownback and his staff about consumption…

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Wichita Eagle Lauds School Choice-Kind of

A Wichita Eagle reporter revealed soft support for school choice with a story earlier this week about how longer school…

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Out of the Senate, Greg Smith Gets Back to His Real Life’s Work

    Former Kansas State Senator Greg Smith launched his public career for a reason he would wish on no…

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Legends Persists with Fake Frank Marshall Davis Bio: Here’s the Real Story

  As the Sentinel reported on February 1, the Legends Outlets Kansas City chose to honor Frank Marshal Davis as…

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Senate Republicans Reach Consensus on Tax Package? Not So Fast

The Kansas Senate Committee on Assessment and Taxation will hold a hearing next week on a proposal that would eliminate…

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Kansas City on Pace to Pass 2016 Homicide Rate

The most serious problem that the city of Kansas City, Missouri, faces is one that its elected officials refuse to…

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Legends Honors Communist Pornographer–And That’s Just the Half of It

Among the Kansas “legends” that the Legends Outlets Kansas City currently celebrates on its website is one Frank Marshall Davis.…

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Convicted Serial Killer Gosnell Sent Hard Cases to Kansas

  Unlikely bestseller, Gosnell: The Untold Story of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer, holds a surprise for those who still believe…

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KC Seven Times More Lethal in 2016 than NYC

In its article on Kansas City homicides, “Half of 2016 KCMO homicides cleared or solved,” KSHB missed the larger story.…

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Can New Star Editor Live Down Wikileaks Revelation?

The Kansas City Star has recently shaken up its editorial board. Management put out to pasture long time editorial writers…

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Media Backed Into Covering KC Pro-Life Rally

Reporters and cameramen from virtually all the local television and radio stations descended on the Downtown Federal Courthouse to cover…

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What Happened to MU’s Melissa “I Need Some Muscle” Click?

Academia can be a very forgiving place. A year ago the University of Missouri severed its relationship with infamous communications…

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Why Did Star Slight Gay Hate Crime Story?

On January 22, KSHB-TV posted a story headlined, “Gay couple targeted with hate crime at south Kansas City home.” The…

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KCMO to Taxpayers: Show Us the Money!

The Kansas City, Missouri City Council wants more taxpayer money, much more. Its members recently voted to put three measures…

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