June 9, 2023

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Category: News

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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Stand Up Blue Valley: Institution before Students

On its Facebook page, Stand Up Blue Valley, touted the positions of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, one of the U.S. Senate’s ultra-liberal…

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A Cap-J Tale of Two Topeka Rallies

The Topeka Capital-Journal covered two marches on Jan. 21. The headline of one–“Women’s March on Topeka draws thousands, thumps Trump”…

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Olathe Increases Recycling despite Mandate

Olathe residents are saving the Earth one recyclable at a time, according to a press release the city issued last…

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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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Sorry, Mission Hills: No Such Thing as ‘City Rights’

Mission Hills City Council President David Dickey told attendees at a Northeast Johnson County State of the Cities luncheon that…

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Took the Shoes and the Dog: Kansas Negative Migration

Most Sunflower State media kicked off 2017 news coverage citing a press release showing Kansas is a one of the…

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SMSD Super Sings a New Tune about TIFs

The Shawnee Mission School District will not use its statutory veto power to stop the creation of a Tax Increment…

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MO Governor Greitens Wants Right to Work

  In his State of the State address, newly elected Missouri Governor Eric Greitens wasted no time getting down to…

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Shocker: KU Daily Kansan Treats Trump Inauguration Fairly

“A breath of fresh air and a chapter of unknown,” leads Hailey Dixon in a nicely balanced article in the KU…

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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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All Regs To Be Reviewed in Show-Me State

According to Missourinet, new Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has ordered a complete review of every regulation in the State of…

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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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National Weather Service Admits to Over-Hyping Ice Storm

Noah was more casual about the flood than the National Weather Service was about the impending “ice storm” that was…

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Citizens for a Responsible Government Fires Back at Steve Rose

Veteran pundit Steve Rose took to the pages of the Kansas City Star to scold the nonprofit watchdog group, Citizens…

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KU Prof Rejects Color-Blind Ideology

  The KU News Service writes favorably of an article co-authored by Subini Annamma, assistant professor of special education at KU…

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Women in KC Rally for Something or Other but Not For Life

  An estimated 10,000 people showed up at Kansas City’s Washington Park on the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration to…

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Kansas Dems Blast DOE-Bound Betsy

Fearing perhaps the erosion of the pubic school monopoly that keeps them in office, dozens of Democrats in the Kansas…

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Star Reports Bias Suit Against KSHB-TV as News

  An African American reporter at KSHB-TV files a suit against her employer of twelve years for racial discrimination. She…

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CFRG Says ‘Vote No’ on $800 Million KC Bond Deal

Citizens For a Responsible Government (CFRG), a Kansas City-based watchdog group, does not like the smell of the $800 million…

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Missouri AG Sues to Block “Draconian” Coal-Mining Regs

No sooner did Missouri’s new Attorney General, Josh Hawley, take office than he joined a suit to block last-minute regulations served…

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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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