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John Light

John Light

John Light is a reporter and digital producer for the Bill Moyers team. His work has appeared at The Atlantic, Grist, Mother Jones, Salon, Slate, Vox and Al Jazeera, and has been broadcast on Public Radio International. He's a graduate of Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. You can follow him on Twitter at @LightTweeting.

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Can Anyone Stop Trump’s FCC From Approving a Conservative Local News Empire?

Progressive media watchdog groups, Rupert Murdoch and conservative news outlets all want to stop a merger between Sinclair Broadcasting and Tribune Media.

John Light ·


Top CEOs Make 271 Times More Than the Average American

The CEO-to-worker pay ratio has grown by an order of magnitude over the last half century.

John Light ·


Trump’s Voter Suppression Team is Playing the Long Game

Democrats are going to have to fight on multiple fronts if they hope to stop a GOP effort to restrict the vote

John Light ·


The Ironworker Running to Unseat Paul Ryan Wants Single-Payer Health Care, $15 Minimum Wage

Randy Bryce on his plans for winning Paul Ryan's seat, his viral first campaign video, and all the many articles casting him as a character in a Bruce Springsteen song.

John Light ·


Trump Has Made the 2020 Election a Referendum on Climate Change

It takes four years to quit the Paris Agreement. That means voters will be able to let Donald Trump know what they think of his decision to do so.

John Light ·


How Media Consolidation Threatens Democracy: 857 Channels (and Nothing On)

Trump's FCC plans to continue a decades-long, lobbyist-backed effort to allow media consolidation, helping corporate bottom lines but hurting independent journalism.

John Light ·


Trump’s FCC Has Paved the Way For a Giant, Local Fox News

Relaxed media consolidation rules have allowed Sinclair Broadcasting to buy Tribune Media, creating a local news behemoth with a conservative bent.

John Light ·


Trump’s Bogus Reason for Bailing on the Paris Agreement

The administration's lawyer thinks there might be legal ramifications if the US stays in the Paris Climate Agreement but doesn't cut emissions. No one who worked on the deal agrees.

John Light ·

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