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Facts Reign on Ryan's Charade

Sue Wilson | Posted 12.13.2012 | Media
Sue Wilson

Paul Ryan stepped into the vice presidential debate prepped with a cadre of misstatements to confuse voters. But he didn't get away with much, what with Vice President Joe Biden giving him a drubbing and moderator Martha Radditz repeatedly holding his feet to the proverbial fire.

Communications Act Redux: A Chance for the States to Unite!

Sue Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sue Wilson

In short, the 1996 Telecommunications Act has worn away the very fabric of America. It is time to restore discourse to the America the founding fathers envisioned.

Putting the Public Back into Public Interest Broadcasting

Sue Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sue Wilson

We the people do have some power over what is broadcast in our own communities, at least in theory. But in fact, petitions to deny stations' licenses languish for years, and the FCC has no record of the last time any station's license has been pulled.

Save Talk Radio!

Sue Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sue Wilson

It is clear that the "right" has been quietly assembling troops and is now mounting their attack, an attack largely unanticipated by media reformers.

It's War. Media War

Sue Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sue Wilson

Wake up, Democratic Leadership: We have been at war over facts for decades, and our democracy is suffering because of it. Only you can save us, and it's about time you get into the fight.

Radio Speech Is Not Free Speech

Sue Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sue Wilson

There is a difference between shouting on the street corner and broadcasting all over the country.