InfluenceWatch Podcast #293: Half a Billion for Liberal Journalism (w/Scott Walter)

As if the national press were not liberal enough or sufficiently committed to the national left-wing agenda, Big Philanthropy is throwing hundreds of millions of dollars to make local journalism also align with the left-wing agenda…er, be “revitalized.” The Press Forward initiative, announced by the left-wing MacArthur Foundation, may claim to be “independent of ideology,” but the funders list suggests that the goal is to make local news look more like the New York Times, if not The New Republic. Joining me to discuss these developments are my colleague Parker Thayer and Capital Research Center president Scott Walter. 
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Parker Thayer

Parker Thayer is a Investigative Researcher at Capital Research Center. A native of Michigan, he recently graduated from Hillsdale College.
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Michael Watson

Michael is Research Director for Capital Research Center and serves as the managing editor for InfluenceWatch. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, he previously worked for a…
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Scott Walter

Scott Walter is president of Capital Research Center. He served in the George W. Bush Administration as Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy and was vice president at…
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