Media

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Lawyer Celebrated as Democracy ‘Hero’ Gutted Campaign Finance Laws

From paving the way for super PACs to helping tech companies dodge disclosure rules, Democratic superlawyer Marc Elias has for years worked to empower Big Money political donors.

Media Primary category in which blog post is published

Campus Reform Group Is Funneling Koch Money To Groom Right-Wing Reporters

Student supported by Campus Reform are often fast-tracked to jobs with conservative lawmakers, think tanks or media outlets.

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STOCK Act 2.0: New Bill Would Shed Light on Congress’ Stock Trades

Senator and reps would no longer be able to bury their financial details on hand-written and poorly scanned paper filings.

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NBA Partner AT&T is No Friend of Black Lives Matter

Through donations to police foundations and partnerships with law enforcement groups, AT&T helps the police further militarize and execute the War on Drugs.

How To Make Campaign Ads Less Terrible

A permanent, publicly-accessible archive of all campaign ads would make it easier to hold politicians accountable for what they say

Opinion
Media Primary category in which blog post is published

The D.C. Media Blob and the Trade Group Speaking Circuit

Anchors, commentators, and contributors at the top news organizations will be featured—and highly paid—speakers at major industry conferences this spring.

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MSNBC’s Owners Shower Biden With Campaign Cash

94% of Comcast executives’ and vice presidents’ contributions to Democratic presidential candidates have gone to Joe Biden, a Sludge review of FEC records finds.

Media Primary category in which blog post is published

WaPo Runs Pro-War Column Without Disclosing Author’s Raytheon Board Seat

For author Stephen Hadley, a heightened risk of war could mean big profits, though this is not noted anywhere in his piece.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Former Biden Chief of Staff is Fox News’ Top Lobbyist

A former key Biden official began lobbying for the rightwing news channel in July, a recent filing shows.