Category Archives: Media Bias

“DePlatformed?” Us Too!

As if I needed yet another chuckle over how badly conservatives are treated in this country, I almost drove off the road laughing when I heard the news on public radio Friday and some Republican Iowa legislators were whining about … Continue reading

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Trump Still Clouds The Country

Donald Trump is living the egomaniacs wet dream. For a guy who wants to be the bride at every wedding and the corpse at every wake –  the guy who wants all the attention all the time – Trump has … Continue reading

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Perception is Reality

Thom Hartmann does a Democratic post-mortem with Indivisible Director Megan Hatcher Mays.  This video is about 9 minutes. Last week I discussed the proliferation of conservative media, particularly talk radio, in rural areas throughout the country including Iowa. Progressives have … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic Election Post-Mortem

It is Thanksgiving week of what has been one of the most intense years in our lives. Not only were we tasked with removing the worst president ever from office in an election that saw incredible voter suppression of many … Continue reading

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Media’s Theft From The Commons

“Right-wing media have been laying the groundwork for Trump’s acquittal for half a century,” Nicole Hemmer wrote in the New York Times. “These tactics (i.e. minimize Trump’s transgressions and paint a picture of non-stop Democratic scandals) are not inventions of … Continue reading

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What Chuck Todd Tells Us About The Media

{ed. note: With the assassination of the Iranian General in Iraq Friday, media relationship with the administration and the mainstream’s apparent lack of independence becomes a big issue}   Over the Christmas holiday Rolling Stone snuck in a little story … Continue reading

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Pints, Politics And Media Narrative

In an effort to get outside my comfort zone I tried something new. I went to a media event called “Pints and Politics” at the Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery in Swisher Thursday after my shift at the home, farm … Continue reading

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Sinclair Is Extremely Dangerous To Our Democracy

“Just amazing that a video about a conservative media company’s orders to its stations has become evidence of liberal media collusion…” ~ Dave Weigel

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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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