Category Archives: Media Bias

Fund Raiser Set Up For KICI Radio On Facebook

If there is one thing I am certain of it is that the extreme right’s near total control of the media really makes the playing field quite uneven. In Iowa you have a better than average chance of turning on … Continue reading

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Jen Senko: How Right Wing Media Has Divided The Country And What We Must Do

See my post earlier this week Movie Review:  The Brainwashing of My Dad, the documentary by Jen Senko about losing her father to right wing media. Also on Blog for Iowa see the list of the thirteen Iowa commercial radio … Continue reading

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How To Fight Sinclair Broadcasting In Iowa

Sinclair  is about to become the TV version of  right-wing radio.  How do we fight back?   1 – Everyone should go to freepress.net, sign up for emails and complete the contact form to the FCC opposing the Sinclair-Tribune merger. … Continue reading

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Did Blum’s Office Pressure KCRG To Defame Indivisible Iowa?

I like KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids. I think they are a pretty good local station with generally solid journalistic standards in an otherwise wobbly media environment.  They are much better than the Sinclair Broadcasting-owned KGAN in eastern Iowa. So I … Continue reading

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Research Shows Political Polarization Mainly A Right Wing Phenomenon

Yet another example of research confirming the obvious. http://news.wgbh.org The CJR study, by scholars at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, at Harvard Law School, and the MIT Center for Civic Media, examined more than 1.25 million articles … Continue reading

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From The Terrorism Alert Desk

Reprinted with permission from the Summer 2017 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter,  funded entirely by reader subscription,  and available only in hard copy for $12/yr.  Send check to PP, Box 1945, Iowa City 52244. Sorry, we … Continue reading

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Right Wing Radio Host Michael Savage Wants Government Takeover Of Media

Related: Naomi Klein’s “The Shock Doctrine” Mediamatters.org Right-wing radio host Michael Savage called for a government takeover of media following a shooting at a baseball practice of Republican members of Congress.  [Note from BFIA: Savage is broadcast 2 hours a … Continue reading

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The Iowa Right Wing Cult Machine

The right wing propaganda/cult machine is driving Iowa politics.  Find your local station in the list below.  These Iowa stations broadcast multiple hours every day of right wing propaganda over the publicly owned airwaves.  Call/write your local station. Tell them … Continue reading

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Fox, Right Wing Media Not Reporting Trump-Russia Investigation

How can people continue to support Trump, you ask?  Here’s how.  Watch the entire 12 minute 44 sec. video.  It goes all the way back to the Powell Memo of 1971.  

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How The Sinclair Deal Affects Iowa

http://iowahighwayends.net/blog/ The Iowahighwayends blog has no share widgets and does not offer an RSS feed.  There is no affiliated Facebook page.  If you want to follow, you just have to go the website. We appreciate Jeff Morrison’s reporting on the … Continue reading

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