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These experts from the UW-Madison faculty and staff have agreed to comment on breaking news, ongoing developments and trends in their areas of expertise. If you need help arranging interviews, contact University Communications at 608-262-3571.

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Election 2014

Michael W. Wagner

Assistant professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Wagner, an expert on elections, media, political communication, political behavior and public opinion, can discuss the 2014 campaign and elections, including media coverage.

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New Iphones

Amber Epp

Assistant professor, marketing

Epp, an expert on family consumption behavior, decision-making, and material culture, can discuss why consumers feel the need to purchase new technology (such as the latest model of iPhone) when what they already own still works.

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Agricultural Prices

Bruce L. Jones

Professor, agricultural and applied economics

Jones, an expert on agricultural finance, farm management and agricultural capital markets, can discuss the drop in corn, soybean and wheat prices.

Mark Stephenson, director of dairy policy analysis, and Brian Gould, an associate professor of agricultural and applied economics, can discuss the drop in milk prices. 

Dan Schaefer, a professor of animal sciences, can discuss livestock prices, which remain fairly strong with a recent flat trend line.

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