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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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Has The Media Already Normalized Trump?

Amy Siskind, author and compiler of, The List, “a documentation of everything Trump does as he drives the United States into something close to fascism,” was a guest on Thom Hartmann’s live radio show this week.  Check out The List: … Continue reading

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Fox News Staffer “Pro-Trump Thing Isn’t Working”

From Media Matters for America – mediamatters.org/blog/2018/06/04/fox-news-reportedly-having-difficulty-selling-ads Fox News in trouble: “The pro-Trump thing isn’t working” Fox News is reportedly having trouble selling ads for Sean Hannity’s and Laura Ingraham’s shows. One Fox News staffer told Vanity Fair‘s Gabriel Sherman … Continue reading

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Conservative PAC Attacks Sinclair-Tribune

https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/conservative-pac-attacks-sinclair-tribune Citizens for the Republic joins coalition to block the Sinclair-Tribune merger The PAC, founded by then candidate Ronald Reagan in 1977 to espouse conservative causes, has joined the Coalition to Save Local Media, whose goal is not to save … Continue reading

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Nicholas Johnson: Net Neutrality A Modern Day Pillar of Democracy

“For the FCC to repeal Net Neutrality, ownership limits, or the Fairness Doctrine, or politicians to say media are “the enemy of the American people,” chops away at democracy’s pillars. (Now 46% of voters believe media make up anti-Trump stories.)” … Continue reading

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FCC Asks for More Public Comments on Sinclair-Tribune Merger

Everyone should go to freepress.net, sign up for emails and complete the contact form to the FCC opposing the Sinclair-Tribune merger. They have filed a Petition to Deny the merger with the FCC. You can still send a comment directly … Continue reading

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Why People Believe Crazy Stuff

Weekly update from Media Matters for America.  Click here to sign up for the MMA weekly newsletter. Hoaxes spread immediately after Las Vegas massacre A lone gunman killed at least 59 and injured hundreds in Las Vegas. It took mere … Continue reading

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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.  

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Right Wing Media And The Power Of Fear

Right wing media is alive and well in Iowa. Here is a list of local stations.  Call your local station. Tell them to stop broadcasting hate speech. In Iowa, at least 700 hours a week of right-wing propaganda is being … Continue reading

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America Needs A Media Revolution

Action alert from Freepress Donald Trump wants the press to be nicer to him — but that isn’t their job. We need to know: Is the media going to hold Trump accountable? The first sign of a fascist government? The … Continue reading

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