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Thursday on Lake Effect: International Medical Graduate Struggles, Parachute Journalism, Virtual DNC

Thursday on Lake Effect

We learn about the added struggles international medical graduates are facing during the coronavirus pandemic. Then, we consider the practice of parachute journalism where out-of-town journalists attempt to tell local stories from an outsider’s perspective. Plus, we hear why political conventions matter and what the virtual DNC will mean for Milwaukee. 


  • Dr. Sonal Chandratre, pediatric endocrinologist at Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Logan Jaffe, engagement reporter for ProPublica Illinois
  • Liz Snyder, columnist and reporter for Kenosha News
  • Elaine Kamarck, senior fellow at the Brookings Institute