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Fox News A Danger To Public Health

This good thing happened. thehill.com/journalism-professors-accuse-fox-news-owners-of-spreading-coronavirus misinformation Dozens of journalism professors and working journalists signed an open letter to Fox News heads Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch on Thursday, bashing the network’s coverage of the coronavirus pandemic as a “danger to public health.” … Continue reading

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Why You Should Support Your Local Newspaper

American newspapers are struggling for a variety of reasons. This article by Gary Sanders of Iowa City is spot on for anyone who lives in a town with an endangered local newspaper.  To find and subscribe to a local paper … Continue reading

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Fake Outrage Of The GOP

When Nancy Pelosi ripped up the State of the Union, the fake outrage from the Right went into full effect. Remember Obama's tan suit? It's the same fake outrage. Nothing about it is real. It's all designed to stir up … Continue reading

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Chuck Todd Attempts To Explain Why He Let Republicans Lie On Meet The Press For Years

“The point of modern propaganda isn’t only to misinform or push an agenda. It is to exhaust your critical thinking, to annihilate truth.”  Gary Kasparov  You’ve probably heard by now about The Rolling Stone interview with Chuck Todd, host of … Continue reading

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The Corruption Of America By Fox News

Kevin Rudd,  former prime minister of Australia, published an article last year in the Sidney Morning Herald,  Cancer Eating the Heart of Australian Democracy. It was about the damage Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has done in Australia.  After citing other … Continue reading

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Make America Think Again: How To Tame The Lizard Brain

Media Demagogues have Created a Monster: Can We Tame The Lizard Brain to Save Democracy? We’re living in an era where the public discourse is overrun by propaganda, inflammatory misinformation, and conspiracy theories. Armed with a deeper understanding of how … Continue reading

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Join The Fox Boycott

Tell Advertisers Drop Fox https://petitions.moveon.org/sign/tell-advertisers-drop Background Right now, companies that do business with Fox News are financially supporting bigotry, dangerous lies, and harmful conspiracy theories. Since the network is a propaganda operation, these companies are also financially supporting and enabling … Continue reading

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Former Fox News President: “It’s Not Healthy”

Listen to this podcast on NPR’s On Point https://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2019/03/08/trump-fox-news-joe-peyronnin-jane-mayer-new-yorker Former Fox News president Joe Peyronnin says the network is now President Trump’s “own press organization.” And that’s “not healthy.” Highlights: Why Fox is unprecedented Nicole Hemmer:  “Is it propaganda? A … Continue reading

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DNC Dumps Fox News

The Democratic National Committee has made two smart decisions recently that reflect that they are serious about winning in 2020.  One was putting Howard Dean in charge of their voter data sharing program. The other surprisingly bold decision made by … Continue reading

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Outfoxing The Holidays

Merry Christmas from Blog for Iowa and good luck!

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