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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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Local Sinclair Broadcasting Stations Are Airing Anti-Impeachment Propaganda

Hard to imagine how anyone could watch these clowns and believe a word they say, but that’s where we’re at. Contact your local Sinclair-owned station. Here is a list: KDSM (Des Moines), KGAN Cedar Rapids, KFAX (Iowa City/Dubuque), KPTH and … 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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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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How Does America Protect Itself From 24-7 Propaganda?

Dave Bradley’s civics quiz will be back next Sunday.  Happy Mother’s Day! Propaganda works.  CNN/WSJ poll:  Half of Fox viewers say the Mueller report cleared Donald Trump.  The average for people who watch any other media is 16-17%.  61% of … 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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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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Thinking of Running For Office? How To Tell Your Story And Get Elected

“America is currently experiencing a wave of far-right propaganda previously unimagined in our history.” “In order to connect with people we have to break down those barriers that separate us from them. “ There’s always something interesting on the Thom … Continue reading

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Sinclair Must-See Segments Intended To Create Fear And Influence Elections

Have you ever thought about what it would take to make you want to run out of the United States on foot to Canada taking nothing more than what you could carry?  And what if you had only flip flops … Continue reading

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Why You Must Never Retweet or Repeat Trump’s Gibberish

I am a big fan of George Lakoff.  We’ve been posting his work on BFIA for years.  I agree with everything he says about language. But having said that, I would like to add that I’ve noticed that he and … Continue reading

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