L. Brent Bozell III

Founder and President


Lecturer, syndicated columnist, 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; MRC Business; MRC Culture; and in April of 2014 launched MRC Latino. The MRC has over 800,000 members nationwide, with over 9 million fans on Facebook.

In 2010, Mr. Bozell founded ForAmerica, an organization committed to restoring America to its founding principles. ForAmerica has grown to over 7 million Facebook followers making it the largest social media organization in the conservative movement. It has also registered twice as Facebook’s most engaged group on its platform. 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. He founded the Conservative Victory Committee PAC in 1987. Before founding the MRC, Mr. Bozell was the finance director and later the president of the National Conservative 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, FoxNews.com and USA Today. He is the author of four books, including And That’s the Way It Is(n’t) (with Brent Baker), Weapons of Mass Distortion, and Whitewash (with Tim Graham). His most recent book, Collusion: How the Media Stole the 2012 Election (with Tim Graham), was a national bestseller and named by USA Today as one of the “5 must-read books about the Obama-Romney race.” 

He has been a guest on numerous television programs, including the O'Reilly Factor, Nightline, The Today Show and Good Morning America. He appeared weekly on the "Media Mash" segment of Hannity, on the Fox News Channel, as well as regular appearances on The Kelly File, Your World with Neil Cavuto and Varney & Co

Named the 1998 Pew Memorial Lecturer by Grove City College, Mr. Bozell is a frequent speaker on school campuses and for civic and political organizations around the country. Mr. Bozell serves on numerous boards of public policy, religious and artistic organizations.

Mr. Bozell received his B.A. in History from the University of Dallas, where he was named the 1998 Alumnus of the Year. In 2015 he received an honorary PhD after delivering the commencement address there. He is married, with five children and ten grandchildren.

Author Articles

Hollywood's Snotty Day In Court

Will the Supreme Court grant Hollywood's demands and shred any regulation of nudity or profanity on broadcast TV? The networks said it is "not our burden" to make any rules for themselves.

Unseat These Atrocious Moderators

A historically shameless Clinton spin controller like George Stephanopoulos should never moderate a Republican primary debate - ever.

Santorum vs. The Meat Grinder

Rick Santorum's surprisingly close finish to Romney in Iowa guarantees the media will expect him to get brutally "vetted" like every other not-Romney.

Occupy's Celebrity One-Percent Backers

Occupy Wall Street organizers claim to stand against the "One Percent," but they conveniently ignore the massive wealth of celebrities among their supporters.

Profanity and Pop Music

Even NPR's music critic declared that 2011's "boundary-breaking" musicians underlined how "21st century pop music is very dirty."

2012: A Year of Media Savagery

Since the Obama machine can't run on the fairy dust of Hope and Change, they'll launch one of the most scorching personal assaults on the GOP nominee the country has ever witnessed.

Cultural Winners and Losers, 2011

The entertainment year was worsened by Lady Gaga, "Glee," "Skins," "The Playboy Club," and a picture book titled "Go The F*** to Sleep."

The Year of Krugman Thuggishness

The Nobel Prize-winning New York Times columnist matched the prize's namesake. He threw rhetorical dynamite at anything in the way of his radical worldview.

Yes, There Are Christmas Haters

Hollywood is willing to give the people what they need at Christmas: mockery of Jesus, Santa Claus, the Pope, priests, and the blind.

Newt vs. The Ruling Class

GOP power pundits and the media elite want to dismiss Gingrich as a zany extremist. I think they're stuck in the past.

MTV, Both Sleazy and Sour

It is a testimony to feminism that in today's post-feminist entertainment media, part of what makes television so corrosive and sour is just how piggish the women have become.

Loathing Conservative Christian Candidates

A new study from the MRC's Culture and Media Institute found a huge difference in TV coverage of the religious faith of Republican and Democrat presidential candidates. Does that surprise anyone?

Hollywood's Soda-Pop Statism

Former entertainment executive Laurie David went to The Huffington Post to propose a "Thanksgiving Conversation Starter: Is It Time to Ban Soda Ads on Prime Time Television?"

Let's Kill Cain's Campaign

Liberal reporters feel Herman Cain is no Bill Clinton. So there's no reason to delay adultery charges. They rushed on the air with the claims, followed by sneering political death notices.

Rewarding Rotten Ricky Gervais

Cross the gay lobby and you're fired. Thank God for "making you an atheist" on national TV...and you get hired.

Pouncing on Pepper Spray

The TV networks all rushed to spotlight the latest publicity from Occupy Wall Street: University of California-Davis students getting pepper-sprayed after defying police. They really wanted to ...

(Almost) Nothing's Sacred

It's not just Christmas that Hollywood likes to mock. It's every traditional value. But that doesn't mean Hollywood doesn't have its own rigid speech code.
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NPR vs. 'Minstrel' Cain

Public broadcasters and black leftists cannot tolerate a black conservative questioning how the policies of the Left have worked for blacks. So Herman Cain must be forced off stage.

No 'Glee' for Virginity

Fox's musical show devoted an entire episode to setting up and celebrating the shedding of virginity of four teenagers.

Thanking An Old Friend

As Boone Pickens nears a billion dollars in philanthropy, Occupied Do-Nothings bash the One Percent without thought.