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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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How Australia Is Trying To Solve The Murdoch Media Problem

Australia is trying to do something about the problem of right wing propaganda in their country where Rupert Murdoch owns a 59% share of the metropolitan and national print media markets. Australia has one of the highest levels of media … Continue reading

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Frank Luntz Reveals How To Manipulate Public Opinion

“People say that all social media did is give people the mouthpiece to voice what they’ve been thinking for decades. I don’t think they were thinking it. I think we put it into their heads.” – Frank Luntz In case … Continue reading

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Brainwashing Documentary Nominated For Webby Award

“He would have Fox and Limbaugh on at the same time.” Jen Senko was a guest on Thom Hartmann’s program yesterday. Senko is the director and creator of the excellent documentary The Brainwashing of My Dad, a film about the … Continue reading

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#PsakiBomb of The Week

And it’s only Tuesday.

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The Lincoln Project Takes On Murdoch

Oh happy day, finally someone is taking on the cause of most of our problems.

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The King is Dead

I wrote this article for the March 2021 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter. The PP is  funded entirely by reader subscription,  available only in hard copy for $12/yr.  Send check to PP, Box 1945, Iowa City … Continue reading

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Demand US Companies Cut All Ties With Fox News

Fox News is the gateway to right-wing extremism. With thousands of Americans dying every day from the COVID-19 pandemic and the violent right-wing attack on the U.S. Congress on January 6, 2021, Fox News’ dangerous disinformation increasingly poses a direct … Continue reading

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Trump Is President Because Of Our Broken Media

So crazy Trump hired a “Faux-bama” so that he could re-enact some sort of trauma from childhood  (just guessing), where he berates and then fires “Faux-bama.”  I have to admit it made me laugh out loud, in spite of the … Continue reading

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Grassley: Fox News Falling Down On The Job

In case there is any doubt that Fox News exists as a propaganda network to support Republicans, specifically Donald Trump, Grassley just put his foot in it so if you don’t know, now you know. https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2020/06/29/grassley-fox-news-trump-second-term-agenda-question/3282986001/ WASHINGTON – Senator Chuck … Continue reading

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