Category Archives: Media Bias

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

Posted in Media Bias, Media Reform | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Media Bias, Media Reform | Tagged , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Media Bias, Media Reform | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in #trumpresistance, Media Bias, Media Reform | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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.  

Posted in #trumpresistance, Media Bias, Media Reform | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Media Bias, Media Reform | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tell The FCC: Block The Sinclair Deal

Action alert from CREDO A conservative media empire that reportedly cut a shady 2016 deal with the Trump campaign is poised to grow even larger – giving it the power to distort news coverage in markets all across the country.1 … Continue reading

Posted in #trumpresistance, Media Bias, Media Reform | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Another War Based On Bogus Info?

“War” by Edwin Starr with scenes from Viet Nam Like so many we took the story of Bashar al-Assad using sarin gas on Syrians at face value. American media reported it almost in single voice with nearly nary a dissent … Continue reading

Posted in #trumpresistance, Media Bias, Republican hypocrisy, Republicn Policy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The News We Don’t Hear

One aspect of our corporate owned media that is seldom discussed is the fact that Americans seldom get all the news. It is bad enough that what news we get is often twisted with very important relevant material left out. … Continue reading

Posted in #trumpresistance, Media Bias, Radio, Television | Tagged | Leave a comment

Where To Turn For Real News

With the coming of an administration hell bent on controlling news and especially analysis of said administration’s doings we need to make sure that we become informed and stay informed on a daily basis. As noted in a blogforiowa posting … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election Campaign, ALEC, Iowa legislature 2017, Koch Brothers, Media Bias, Republicn Policy | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment