Tag Archives: Broadcast Media

Rush Limbaugh : Get Well, Class Clown

Rush Limbaugh. From “Republican Clowns” / Daniel Kurtzman / Ask.com.Sick, sick, sick…Rush Limbaugh, Class ClownBy Carl R. Hultberg / The Rag Blog / December 31, 2009 There’s one in every classroom. Competing with the teacher for attention, cracking jokes, disrupting … finish reading Rush Limbaugh : Get Well, Class Clown

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A Modest Proposal : Eat the Rich!

Photo by chrisjfry / Flickr.Serve the people!Carve up Wall Street By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / November 20, 2009 See Amy Goodman’s interview with Robert Scheer on Wall Street and the economy, from Democracy Now!, Below. Yesterday, Democracy … finish reading A Modest Proposal : Eat the Rich!

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Crazy for God : Frank Schaeffer on the Rachel Maddow Show

[There was a remarkable segment on last night’s Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC (Nov. 17, 2009). Former evangelical leader Frank Schaeffer described for Maddow and her audience some genuinely frightening activity that is occurring on the fringes of the religious … finish reading Crazy for God : Frank Schaeffer on the Rachel Maddow Show

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Rag Radio! : Healthcare NOT Warfare

TUESDAY ON KOOP RADIO IN AUSTIN:RAG RADIOHOSTED BY THORNE DREYER KOOP, 91.7 FM — Every Tuesday afternoon — 2-3 PM The latest addition to the Rag media family, Rag Radio presents issue-oriented discussion and cutting edge cultural programming in the … finish reading Rag Radio! : Healthcare NOT Warfare

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RAG RADIO!

PREMIERING TUESDAY ON KOOP RADIO IN AUSTIN: RAG RADIO HOSTED BY THORNE DREYER KOOP, 91.7 FM — Every Tuesday afternoon — 2-3 PM The latest addition to the Rag media family, this show will present issue-oriented discussion and cutting edge … finish reading RAG RADIO!

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Journalism at its Best : Rachel Maddow Takes on Tom Ridge

Rachel Maddow leaves Tom Ridge begging for Homeland Security In what essentially amounted to a seminar on left-leaning critiques of the Bush administration, Maddow asked pointed questions on the gamut of security issues… By Joe Coscarelli / September 2, 2009 … finish reading Journalism at its Best : Rachel Maddow Takes on Tom Ridge

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Bad Boogie at Austin’s KUT : ‘We Built This City’

Paul Ray, Texas Hall of Fame jazz musician and KUT radio host. Photo by Christina Murrey). Changes abound at KUT Programming changes at KUT have cut longtime hosts Paul Ray and Larry Monroe to one night a week each. “Paul … finish reading Bad Boogie at Austin’s KUT : ‘We Built This City’

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Houston : Walter Cronkite’s Map

Now it’s Dan’s By Dan Earhart / The Rag Blog / July 20, 2009 Here is my work space. The map has no roads. I look at it every day. It used to hang in the KTRH newsroom in Houston … finish reading Houston : Walter Cronkite’s Map

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U.S. Military to GI’s in Afghanistan : ‘Hunt People for Jesus’

Evangelical Christian soldiers praying at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan. Photo from Al Jazeera.Military officials at Bagram are caught on tape urging U.S. soldiers to evangelize in the Muslim country. U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan are told to ‘hunt people … finish reading U.S. Military to GI’s in Afghanistan : ‘Hunt People for Jesus’

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The 2009 Tea Parties: Fox News Is Responsible

If Fox News Had Been Around. Graphic: Source.Media verdict is in: Fox News driving force behind tea parties Summary: Like local media across the country, major national news outlets noted that Fox News was a driving force behind the April … finish reading The 2009 Tea Parties: Fox News Is Responsible

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Rachel Maddow and the Irresistible Rise of Sarcastic News

The Sarcastic Times. . . For Rachel Maddow and the other ironic anchors, absurdity is serious stuff What has caused sarcastic news to flower? For starters, today’s bloggers and YouTube snidesters see parody as information and information as parody. By … finish reading Rachel Maddow and the Irresistible Rise of Sarcastic News

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Cable TV : A Republican Punch and Judy Show

Graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog. Cable TV news and commentary channels seem to make little distinction between featuring a live two-headed mule on their shows or a live falsehood-spouting politician. By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog … finish reading Cable TV : A Republican Punch and Judy Show

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