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Media Reform Should Be The First Priority Of 2021

In 2021 if you consider yourself a media reform activist and you don’t know who Nicholas Johnson is, now would be the time to familiarize yourself with his work.  Watch this video in its entirety and you will be armed … 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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Media News: More Mergers, Less Players And Net Neutrality Still On The Ropes

  Gannett and GateHouse: USA Today, The Des Moines Register and The Iowa City Press-Citizen are newspapers that most iowans are familiar with. These papers are also some of the big names for newspaper industry Gannett. USA Today is fairly … Continue reading

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Why Should Iowans Believe Anything Boris Epshteyn Says?

Contact your local stations if you have seen this propaganda on your station. Join this Facebook group:  Hogwash! Fighting the Iowa Rightwing Propaganda Machine Here is the list of Iowa Sinclair-owned stations. KDSM (Des Moines), KFAX (Iowa City/Dubuque), KPTH and … Continue reading

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Sinclair-Tribune Merger Can Still Be Stopped

DemandProgress.org FCC Chair Ajit Pai is rolling out the red carpet for Sinclair to become the largest owner of TV stations in America, reaching 72% of the country. That’s why we’ve called on the FCC Inspector General to investigate Pai’s … Continue reading

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The Lies Republicans Tell To Keep Control In The Hands Of A Small Group Of Billionaires

The Thom Hartmann Program is the leading progressive talk radio show for political news and comment about government and politics, plus special guests and callers. The Thom Hartmann Program can be heard on stations across all states and three continents, … Continue reading

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How Did Donald Trump Become President? The Truth The Media Dare Not Utter

You must forgive your fellow lefties. In the heat of the campaign and aftermath of the election, hard feelings prevail within our party and it is easy to blame fellow Democrats, progressives, lefties, Greens, for everything that went wrong.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Memories

It is hard to ignore the elephant in the room. In two months America will be on a new adventure reversing what was mostly a forward journey into the future. While the ship of state would sometimes shudder and lurch … Continue reading

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How False Equivalence Distorts Campaign Coverage

“News outlets have paid the same amount of attention to the Clinton emails or the Clinton Foundation as they have to the unprecedented, democracy-threatening dumpster fire that is the Trump campaign.”  

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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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