L. Brent Bozell III

Lecturer, syndicated columnist to more than 50 newspapers around the country, television commentator, debater, marketer, businessman, author, publisher and activist, L. Brent Bozell III is one of the most outspoken and effective national leaders in the conservative movement today.

Founder and President of the Media Research Center, Mr. Bozell runs the largest media watchdog organization in America. Since its launch in 1987, the MRC has developed the largest video archive in the world; the popular NewsBusters.org blog site; the CNSNews.com internet news service; the Business and Media Institute; and the Culture and Media Institute. The MRC has over 500,000 members nationwide.

In 2010, Mr. Bozell founded ForAmerica, an organization committed to restoring America to its founding principles. In less than a year ForAmerica has grown to over 1.5 million Facebook followers. In 1998, Mr. Bozell founded and was the first president of the Parents Television Council, the largest group in America dedicated to a restoring responsibility to Hollywood. Before founding the MRC, Mr. Bozell was the finance director and later the president of the National Political Action Committee.

Mr. Bozell's bi-weekly column is syndicated by Creators Syndicate to over 50 media outlets nationwide. His writings have also appeared in numerous other outlets including the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, the National Review and USA Today. He is the author of three books, including And That’s the Way It Is(n’t) (with Brent Baker), Weapons of Mass Distortion, and Whitewash (with Tim Graham).

He has been a guest on numerous television programs, including the O'Reilly Factor, Nightline, The Larry King Live and the Glenn Beck Show. He appears weekly on the "Media Mash" segment of Hannity, on the Fox News Channel.

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Skipping 'Controversial Stings' of the Left

The networks adore hidden-camera stories when the targets are conservative. But when liberals get caught on tape, the spike comes out.
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Hollywood and Post-Boston 'Xenophobia'

A new movie takes on American "Islamophobia." All that matters to Hollywood is that they can parade their moral superiority over those who make them wealthy at the box office. 
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Remembering Howard Phillips

It is a sad commentary on conservatives’ sense of their own history that many may not know the name Howard Phillips. As part of the "New Right," he helped create the conservative movement ...
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The Media Lobbyists Lose on Guns

Journalists can't admit the liberal defeat on gun control underlines Obama's weakness -- because it underlines their weakness as well.
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Coming Up Short On Dr. Gosnell

The abortion agenda is so fierce, so militant, so extreme within journalism ranks anything that challenges the practice is suppressed.
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Who's More Demeaning Than Brad Paisley?

NPR and other culture commissars groaned that Brad Paisley would attempt a song about racial harmony. They prefer the gangsta-rap glorification of black-on-black "murder sprees."
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Remembering (and Forgetting) Thatcher

Oh, how American liberals disliked British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher when she was in power and in Ronald Reagan's mold.
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Farewell to Hollywood's Favorite Bureaucrat

In his four years at the helm, the FCC hasn’t issued one fine to Hollywood for indecent content on broadcast television. Now there’s a legacy.
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Conservatives Shouldn't Own Newspapers?

Liberals define newspapers by ideological standards: "news" must be anti-Tea Party, anti-Big Oil, and pro-union. Conservatives shouldn't own them.
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Gay and Godless on the Public School Stage

A public school can't perform a play that reverently recreates the Old Testament...but it can perform a play that mocks it mercilessly.
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Skipping An Abortionist's 'House of Horrors'

The networks could muster 96 stories of outrage for a Todd Akin statement on abortion, but can't report a single story on the outrageous actions of an abortionist.
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Still Shooting It Up On TV

Nothing could be sillier than the notion that Hollywood's "fulfilled a promise" to solve our society's violence problem. They had a phony-baloney meeting with Joe Biden and made phony-baloney ...
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Losing Patience With the Pope

Despite the winning ways of the new pope, the secular liberal nastiness of the press still bubbled up in demands for more "tolerance" and women's liberation.
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'No Holds Barred' Obama Questions?

Laugh at ABC when they suggest George Stephanopoulos will have a "no holds barred" interview with Barack Obama. What would tough questions look like?
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Mourning 'Populist' Hugo Chavez

To our left-wing media, at death, Chile's right-wing despot Pinochet “cheated the hangman,” while left-wing despot Hugo Chavez resembled Jesus Christ.
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ABC's Porn Pinup for Teenage Girls

Sometimes it’s hard to measure the distance between the supposedly establishment, respectable press and the seediest corners of hardcore pornography. Take "James Deen."
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Spare the Hype of 'Budget Armageddon'

Armageddon! Asteroids headed for Earth! Put another quarter in the panic jukebox. Obama's willing press enablers put sequester hype into heavy rotation.
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"Dialogue" Required for Violent Video Games

After Newtown, politicians like Obama have singled out the gun makers and gone soft on their entertainment-industry campaign donors.
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The Media's Republican Latinophobia

Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz take a pounding from liberal journalists. The kid-gloves treatment of Sen. Robert Menendez suggests they should see the green grass on other side.
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HBO Hates Popes, Loves Kennedys

This is the big picture of morally upside-down HBO: Pope Benedict is portrayed as a vicious crook, but Ted Kennedy and his brothers are secular saints.