Kittle is a 25-year veteran of radio, newspaper and online journalism. In July 2011, Kittle joined Watchdog.org as bureau chief for Wisconsin Reporter. He has spent much of the past three years covering the seismic political changes taking place in the Badger State. Last year, Kittle joined Watchdog’s national reporting team, covering everything from energy policy to governmental assaults on civil rights. Beyond being published in Wisconsin’s daily newspapers and in multimedia news outlets, Kittle’s work has appeared on Fox News, and in Human Events, Reason Magazine, Newsmax and Town Hall. His special investigation into a politically charged John Doe probe, “Wisconsin’s Secret War,” was the basis of a 2014 documentary on Glenn Beck’s TheBlaze. Kittle has made several appearances on Fox News, including “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren. He serves as weekly politics commentator for Lake 96.1 FM in Lake Geneva, and WRJN-AM 1400 in Racine. His resume includes multiple awards for journalism excellence from The Associated Press, Inland Press, Wisconsin Broadcast Association and other journalism associations. Contact Kittle at mkittle@watchdog.org.

Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office issues gag order on staff

By   /  May 22, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – The people who brought you political John Doe investigations and repressive secrecy orders now want to slap a gag order on their own department.

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Will Wisconsin see the return of the ‘Liquor Wars’ through sneaky bill?

By   /  May 22, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – The nation’s liquor makers are worried Republican leadership are about slip a Mickey to Wisconsin’s three-tier alcohol distribution system.

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Prevailing wage backers attack with robocalls

By   /  May 22, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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First the “misleading” issue ads, and now the robocalls.

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Survey: Federal employees commemorate Memorial Day by watching porn

By   /  May 22, 2015  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nothing says honoring our nation’s fallen service members like downloading some porn on Memorial Day.

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Sources: MPD missed warning signs of coming video system crash

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – Human error did play a substantial role in the catastrophic crash in January of a Milwaukee Police Department’s video system used to record interrogations and confessions of criminal suspects, multiple sources inside and connected to the police department tell Wisconsin Watchdog.

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Marquette cuts ties with director of center that hosted cop killer mural

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – In the wake of a public relations nightmare over a campus mural glorifying a cop killer, Marquette University has cut ties with director of its Gender and Sexuality Resource Center.

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