Proposed Lafayette County resolution threatens to prosecute media outlets that do not print news releases verbatim

A land conservation committee in a southwest Wisconsin county is set to vote on a resolution Tuesday that threatens to prosecute media outlets that do not publish in full a news release about water contamination.

The provision is one of several in the Lafayette County resolution that also makes reference to leaks, false information and slander after a series of tests found high percentages of wells in southwest Wisconsin contained fecal matter from humans or livestock....

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Ken Notes: This will not fly, but those media outlets do sell space by the inch.



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