L. Brent Bozell III

Founder and President

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.

Author Articles
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The 'Assassinate Wall Street' Movie

A new movie suggests that the Occupy Wall Street movement was for sissies. It’s time for someone to start a new campaign on film: Assassinate Wall Street.
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Obama and 'Overreach'

Once again, some journalists are letting spin overtake the facts, replacing the search for truth with a search for "Republican overreach."
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'Progress' Gets Cancelled

Activists counted 11 cancelled shows that featured regular gay characters. That bothersome thing called the market: why must it get in the way!
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Obama's Legacy? Scandal

Obama is not a “victim” of a “second-term curse.” This is the corrupt first term beginning to smell, and even the media cannot deny the odor of malfeasance.
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Free Speech for Conservative Students?

It's becoming impossible to express a socially conservative or Christian viewpoint – as a student. Try to say the G-word or oppose abortion, and watch someone lower the boom.
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Ted Cruz Has All the Right Enemies

Few people try to paint Sen. Ted Cruz as a lightweight -- except the lightweights.
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P.C. and the NBA

After NBA journeyman Jason Collins announced "I'm black and I'm gay," can a sports reporter keep his job if he speaks of his Bible-based beliefs?
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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.