Tag Archives: Right wing media

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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Iowa Republicans Still Blindly Following Trump

“Roughly 44 percent of voters nationwide approve of Trump’s job performance and 51 percent disapprove, according to Real Clear Politics’ average of national polls…Those numbers were the same found in Iowa, according to an Iowa Poll published in February in … 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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