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Peter Hart on why journalists love the tea party listen

05/20/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Sarah Palin and other leaders of the conservative tea party movement often accuse the mainstream media of having a liberal bias. In this month’s issue of Extra, a publication put out by the media watchdog Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), Peter Hart, the organization’s Activism Director, authored a piece titled Journalists Heart the Tea Party.

WMNF spoke with Hart about the mainstream news outlets’ coverage of the tea party movement. He said the movement itself originated ...

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WMNF reports live from Tax Day Tea Party in Tampa listen

04/15/10 Kate Bradshaw & Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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WMNF's Kate Bradshaw reports live from the Tax Day Tea Party in downtown Tampa.

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Protesters Demonstrate Outside Obama Townhall Meeting listen

01/28/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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The line outside the Bob Martinez Sports Center wound throughout the University of Tampa campus. It reportedly had begun forming in the early morning hours. Most in line, like UT music major Alison Weinstien, were elated that the President would come to town on the heels of his State of the Union address.

Some, like Curtis, an engineer from Tampa, wanted to hear concrete ways on how the President plans to approve the economy.

Many, including USF graduate student Joshua Yanapa, wanted to...

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Is The US On The Brink Of Fascism?

09/22/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Our guest Sara Robinson wrote last month for the web site Alternet.org:

"All through the dark years of the Bush Administration, progressives watched in horror as Constitutional protections vanished, nativist rhetoric ratcheted up, hate speech turned into intimidation and violence, and the president of the United States seized for himself powers only demanded by history's worst dictators. With each new outrage, the small handful of us who'd made ourselves expert...

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