Tag Archives: big media

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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In Defense of Donald Trump

Everyone has something that they are “so sick of,” in this election cycle. Here’s mine:  The endless rants about Donald Trump. The social media conversations going on and on, outraged over his latest egregious comment, the clever, biting anti-Trump memes.  … Continue reading

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Did You Hear About Clinton’s Mental Health Agenda?

Our media is not serving our democracy.  Far from it. Thom Hartmann nails it in this brief clip from his show that you can catch daily.  He is the nation’s #1 progressive talk radio host.  Click here to find a … Continue reading

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Almost #Ready For Hillary

This is a close-to-home example of what is wrong with media today – wasted newspaper space that could have been used to inform.  [see Not Ready for Hillary, published in December, 2013.] Almost Ready For Hillary But I’m even readier … Continue reading

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Author of “Dollarocracy” Coming To The University of Iowa

“Dollarocracy is the most important political book of the year, maybe of our times. This is exactly the book every concerned American needs to read, because the process of understanding what exactly is going on and taking America back from … Continue reading

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Can’t Make It To Denver? Livestream The National Conference On Media Reform

If you can’t make it to Denver, never fear: You can watch the conference live from your home, your office, your favorite Internet café … whatever works for you. Free Press is partnering with Free Speech TV to livestream various … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum: Fallon v Bradshaw

Dear Friends, Iowa talk-show hosts are a pretty small club. The corporate-owned “public” airwaves carry nationally syndicated crazies who are to the right of Genghis Khan. Local right-wing talkers – Mickelson, Conway and Deace – get paid handsomely to beat … Continue reading

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