After 40 years, gunman at desk is still haunting

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By John M. Wylie II The shooting at The Capital Gazette shocked all journalists. It was even more chilling personally as the motive and circumstances dribbled out over the next two days because 40 years ago I faced a gunman with a grudge in The Kansas City Star newsroom. His motive was the same—certainty that […]

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Official misconduct shrouds landslide passage of medical pot

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John Wylie has a major piece in the new issue of the Oklahoma Observer on the role of State Question 788, allowing medical marijuana, passed by a landslide despite tiny campaign expenditures, and how the issue will continue to impact Oklahoma politics for at least the rest of the year–and maybe far beyond.   Enjoy […]

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800-lb. Gorilla Tuesday weighs 1,000 tons

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Political junkies like to talk about the 800-pound gorilla in the room when they analyze an upcoming election. They got way more than they bargained for with Tuesday’s Oklahoma Primary. There are enough gorillas to sink most cargo ships. Basic ground rules for voting First, this is the first open primary in ages—if you are […]

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Positive Politics: For Beau Williams

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Independents can vote in the Democratic primary simply by asking for a ballot. WYLIE ENDORSES BEAU WILLIAMS FOR CORPORATION COMMISSIONER OOLOGAH (June 18, 2018)—John M. Wylie II, 2004 Democratic nominee for Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner and Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame publisher, today endorsed Beau Williams as the Democratic nominee for the OCC seat now held […]

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About Wylie Communications

“The difference between a bandit and a patriot is a good press agent.’’ —Will Rogers Wylie Communications has a lot in common with Will Rogers, whose Birthplace sits half a mile from our office. We offer small-town, common-sense communications solutions in multiple media that meet the needs of major national clients—and we have fun doing […]

November 28, 2017