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Julie Hollar

Julie Hollar

Julie Hollar is the managing editor of FAIR's magazine, Extra!. Her work received an award from Project Censored in 2005, and she has been interviewed by such media outlets as the L.A. Times, Agence France-Presse and the San Francisco Chronicle. A graduate of Rice University, she has written for the Texas Observer and coordinated communications and activism at the Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas. Hollar also co-directed the 2006 documentary Boy I Am and was previously active in the Paper Tiger Television collective.

Articles by this author

 

White Republicans Are Less Supportive of Black Lives Matter After Consuming Right-Wing Media

The attacks on BLM were not limited to Carlson; they went wall-to-wall at Fox.

Julie Hollar ·


Trans Kids Are People With Rights, Not Problems to Be Solved

As states continue to pass laws that dehumanize and endanger transgender kids, the country's most influential newspapers have not met the challenge of covering the issue.

Julie Hollar ·


Corporate Media Continues to Hit Snooze on Climate Emergency

If we have any hope of addressing the climate crisis, journalists have to move beyond debating its existence or importance, and start looking at both its causes—very concretely, looking at culprits—and its solutions.

Julie Hollar ·



For the Right and Corporate Media, Border Is 'Political Crisis,' Not Humanitarian Emergency

The people coming to the border are real people, most of them going through a harrowing and dangerous journey to escape even more harrowing situations.

Julie Hollar ·


Corporate Media Praise Republicans Who Oppose Trump, but Whitewash Their Extremism and Undermining of Democracy

Their own credulous coverage of the little lies of vote fraud, which went on for decades and their willingness to lionize purveyors of those lies to this day, have played no small role in allowing it to happen.

Julie Hollar ·


There Is Nothing "Moderate" About Opposing the Very Popular $15 Minimum Wage

In corporate media, it seems, the minority view that opposes a living wage can also be the "moderate" one—so long as it’s "pragmatically" courting business interests.

Julie Hollar ·


Impeachment Trial Is Not About Convincing GOP Senators—Many of Whom Were Trump's Co-Conspirators

The point of the impeachment trial is to determine how history will remember Trump's anti-democratic presidency as well as the party that supported him—and media's framing today will have a powerful influence on that eventual verdict.

Julie Hollar ·

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