Tag Archives: Right wing media

If America Has Been Poisoned What Is The Antidote?

The Powell memo, Ronald Reagan, money is speech, corporations are people, union busting, racism, Willie Horton, Rush Limbaugh, guns, white supremacists, voting, etc.  Antidote at 9:55.

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How We Got Here

Check out this interview with Anne Nelson, author of Shadow Network: Media, Money and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right. She explains in fascinating yet shocking detail exactly how we got here and why the right’s use of the … Continue reading

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Media, “Culture Wars” And Rural Voters

The RuralVote.org folks don’t get into the whys, but I think we know why.  Fake news, Fox News, Facebook, conservative talk radio spreading anti-democratic propaganda.  But it’s too late to do much to change the mass media before November. So … Continue reading

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Scrambled Thoughts As Russia Invades Ukraine

I am putting some thoughts down on paper to maybe help clear my mind as Russia invades Ukraine. In my humble opinion, it is similar naked aggression Germany used in Poland. It is scary. My first thought is that the … Continue reading

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Fox News, Murdoch, A Cancer On Democracies

Something has to be done about it. “Fox is not a news organization. It is a propaganda outfit owned by a foreign family.”

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Jen Senko: Right Wing Media Is The Core Of Our Problem

Jen Senko’s excellent documentary The Brainwashing of my Dad about the purposeful rise of right wing media in America won a Webbie award this week.  Please watch this conversation about the film. You can see Brainwashing on Prime and some … 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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ABC And Sinclair Affiliates Target Of Grassroots Media Action

Media action alert from Free Press: During the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, ABC stations — including those owned by notorious right-wing broadcaster Sinclair — ran a racist ad targeting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. A powerful woman of color, Ocasio-Cortez is … Continue reading

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Women Transforming Media: Jen Senko

Read my review of Jen Senko’s film  here:  blogforiowa.com/movie-review-the-brainwashing-of-my-dad/ Connect with Jen Senko on Facebook.  She is seeking our help fighting the corrosive effects of right wing propaganda on our democracy.  Do you have a personal story of losing a … Continue reading

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Sean Hannity Is The Real President

It has been cast about that Fox News is the real president.  Actually, it appears to be Sean Hannity. Media Matters for America Since taking office, President Donald Trump’s relationship with chief Fox News propagandist Sean Hannity has been extensively … Continue reading

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