articles tagged "Wisconsin Center For Investigative Journalism"

UW Emergency Text Alert System Just Kind Of Effective

Monday, 6 May 2013 | buzz
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      The Center for Investigative Journalism’s Rory Linnane, explains why the U-W’s emergency alert system doesn’t work for everyone.       more »

State’s GPS Tracking Of Offenders Is Falling Short

Monday, 1 April 2013 | buzz
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On April 1st, 2013, Mario Koran, from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, talked to WORT about how the state’s GPS tracking of offenders is falling short. After being released from prison many former inmates on parole wear a Global Positioning System (GPS) ankle monitor. A tracking device, which for some, will be around their ankle for the rest of their lives. In Koran’s investigation he finds that many GPS devices are continuously malfunctioning and notifying authorities that the former inmates are in violation of their parole. This then leads to a wrongful arrest and jail time. Listen to the entire interview below and read Mario Koran’s investigation here. more »

Wisconsin Center For Investigative Journalism

Monday, 4 March 2013 | buzz
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Reporters Kate Golden and Bill Lueders from the Wisconsin Center For Investigative Journalism joined the Buzz on Monday, March 4, 2013 to bring us the latest on their stories. more »

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