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Tom Kertscher
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/PolitiFact reporter. . Wisconsin/Ohio State alum. Al McGuire/Brett Favre author. Making A Murderer cameo.
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Tom Kertscher Dec 12
Ex-Apple Records exec Ken Mansfield to me for future mag story on Beatles' final show: "There was lot of dissension at that time, but when they struck that first chord, something happened. They had this look like, yeah, this is us. It doesn’t matter what’s going down."
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Tom Kertscher Dec 11
NEW: The 2018 Lie of the Year.
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PolitiFact Wisconsin Dec 11
NEW: PolitiFact National's 2018 Lie of the Year: Online smears after the Parkland shooting.
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PolitiFact Dec 11
"The lies against the Parkland students in the wake of unspeakable tragedy were the most significant falsehoods of 2018. We name them PolitiFact’s Lie of the Year." Editor Angie Holan…
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Tom Kertscher Dec 10
My look at entrepreneur , formerly of and , for alumni magazine.
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Tom Kertscher Dec 10
Dem Wisconsin Gov-elect Tony Evers on Meet The Press: GOP Gov Scott Walker "was noncommittal" in phone call with him on vetoing lame-duck legislation. "I'm not particularly encouraged."
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Tom Kertscher Dec 9
Dem Wisconsin Gov-elect to : "was noncommittal" in phone call with him on vetoing lame-duck legislation. "I'm not particularly encouraged."
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PolitiFact Dec 5
We so appreciate our decade-long partner, . Without you, we wouldn't be able to fact-check all the significant changes happening in Wisconsin. (and ) is on it!
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Tom Kertscher Nov 20
“The feeling of being a Reed College student was wanting to challenge things and wanting to question if people really knew what they were doing, or if things really worked the way we were told they worked.” -- Dr. Dan Morgan '96 to me for future Reed College magazine article
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Tom Kertscher Nov 16
Dr. Dan Morgan '96 to me for future Reed College magazine article: "Doctors as well as patients tend to believe that (medical) tests are kind of always either right or wrong when they are read, positive or negative, and tests are just a lot more complicated than that.”
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Tom Kertscher Nov 15
Danielle Merfeld to me for future Notre Dame mag story: "Women typically carry a lot more empathy, they're really good at communication and networking. Those are all more and more important in tech than ever before, because there's such complicated systems-level problems."
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Tom Kertscher Nov 12
Filmmaker Steve James to me for future mag story: "ACT scores and GPAs are such a foundation for how we define whether someone is a good student or not, or a smart student or not. And it’s an incredibly limiting way to define someone’s intelligence."
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Tom Kertscher Nov 12
. '96 to me for future magazine article: “The feeling of being a Reed College student was wanting to challenge things and wanting to question if people really knew what they were doing, or if things really worked the way we were told they worked.”
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Tom Kertscher Nov 11
"Doctors as well as patients tend to believe that (medical) tests are kind of always either right or wrong when they are read, positive or negative, and tests are just a lot more complicated than that.” -- '96 to me for future magazine article
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Tom Kertscher Nov 1
“It really does start early for black kids, and I think black boys even more so—that teachers just have lower expectations of achievement. And some of it comes from a place of wanting to be encouraging to a kid.”--Filmmaker Steve James to me for future James Madison U mag story
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Tom Kertscher Oct 29
My fact check on why Medicare for All would replace Medicare, it wouldn't mean senior citizens would "no longer have" Medicare.
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Tom Kertscher Oct 29
Filmmaker Steve James to me for future magazine story: “It really does start early for black kids, and I think black boys even more so — that teachers just have lower expectations of achievement. And some of it comes from a place of wanting to be encouraging to a kid.”
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Tom Kertscher Oct 28
Ex-Tesla product technologist Sankarshan Murthy to me for future UMBC mag story: Elon Musk has set up Tesla with "no information blockers. So, if you find something inspirational to work on, or you find a problem that needs to be fixed, you get to jump on it and take it."
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Tom Kertscher Oct 27
"Some of the people working at Apple control in their business units more money than most Fortune 500 CEOs." -- Ex-Apple Watch/iPhone product manager Sankarshan Murthy to me for future UMBC Magazine article
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Tom Kertscher Oct 27
“ACT scores and GPAs are such a foundation for how we define whether someone is a good student or not, or a smart student or not. And it’s an incredibly limiting way to define someone’s intelligence."--Filmmaker Steve James to me for future James Madison Universtiy mag story
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