Video Footage: Mainstreaming Extremism
On Thursday, NARAL Pro-Choice America President Nancy Keenan spoke on a panel hosted by Media Matters that discussed the consequences of the growing culture of violent rhetoric in right-wing media. This event at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, featured moderator Eric Boehlert - a leading progressive writer - and a terrific group of panelists:
- Heidi Beirich, Ph.D., Director of Research and Special Projects, Southern Poverty Law Center
- Adam Luna, Political Director, America's Voice
- Clarissa Martinez, Director, Immigration and National Campaigns, National Council of La Raza
- Nancy Zirkin, Executive Vice President, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
And, as always, let us know your thoughts on inflamatory rhetoric in right-wing media in the comments below.