Stories by Bill Berkowitz

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Posted on: Aug 14, 2008, Source: Media Transparency

Citizens United is rolling out 'Hype: The Obama Effect,' an anti-Obama documentary that aims to make waves.

Posted on: May 12, 2008, Source: Talk To Action

The FBI is now investigating the man who declared war on equal protection for gays in federal workplaces.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2008, Source: Media Transparency

For the past two years, Congress has designated the first weekend in May as "Ten Commandments Weekend." Wonder why?

Posted on: Apr 4, 2008, Source: Media Transparency

Funded by wealthy Republican Party donors and former White House officials, the group may be accomplishing less than it claims.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2007, Source: Media Transparency

With an expected half-billion dollar from a handful of megadonors, George W. Bush's 'truest believers' plan the mother of all presidential libraries and conservative think tanks.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Was it Harriet Miers' views on the Constitution or her lack of a male partner that made conservatives so squeamish?

Posted on: Sep 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

$200 billion in taxes isn't enough? USAID launches an online venture to solicit donations from the American public for rebuilding projects in Iraq.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Will it continue to be open season on the 'scruffy guy in a baseball cap' as he prepares a new film on America's ailing health care industry?

Posted on: Apr 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

As corporations and privateers gear up for Earth Day, environmental activist Scott Silver aims his gaze at one of the most overlooked developments in the anti-environmental arsenal -- the growing trend of privatization on America's public lands.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2005, Source:

Why have the morality monitors been silent about the Gannon affair in which a gay prostitute was given special privileges by the Bush White House?

Posted on: Feb 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

By harnessing the investigative power of hundreds of citizen journalists, media activists John Stauber and Sheldon Rampton aim to reinvent journalism.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2005, Source:

A conservative director wants college students to document "liberal professors" who inject their personal views into classrooms. Is this intimidation of free speech or just a publicity stunt?

Posted on: Oct 14, 2004, Source:

A voter registration outfit largely funded by the Republican National Committee is being accused of destroying the registration forms of hundreds of newly registered Democratic voters in Nevada.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2004, Source:

The pacification of Samarra is not a victory, but just another milestone in Iraq's prolonged tailspin into chaos.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2004, Source:

Two new anti-immigration initiatives intend to keep California immigrants from getting driver's licenses or health care.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2004, Source:

The newest exhibit in the DEA's museum is a desperate attempt by the flailing agency to hitch its wagon to the 'war on terrorism.'

Posted on: Sep 2, 2004, Source:

The nation's largest private prison corporation joins forces with conservative faith-based ministries.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Karl Rove is counting on the more than 4 million evangelical Christian voters that didn't turn out in 2000 to put Bush over the top this year. Will a revivified Promise Keepers movement help drive voters to the polls?

Posted on: Aug 6, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Katherine Harris, the controversial figure from Florida's Election 2000, either leaked classified information or came up with a huge whopping lie.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2004, Source:

Moore-bashing is going full-throttle, and one filmmaker seeks to out-Fahrenheit Michael Moore.