Eric Boehlert

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Eric Boehlert

Eric Boehlert is a blogger and a Senior Fellow at Media Matters for America.[1]

Early Life/Family/Personl


Boehlert has a bachelor's degree in Near Eastern studies from the University of Massachusetts.[1]


Boehlert worked for five years as a senior writer for, where he wrote extensively about media and politics. Prior to that, he worked as a contributing editor for Rolling Stone.[1]


Take Back America America - "progressive plan for victory"

On March 17, 2008, at the Take Back America conference in Washington D.C. Eric Boehlert, Michael Calderone, Mark Green, Michael Hirsh, Cenk Uygur and Tracy Van Slyke spoke in a session entitled "Angles of Vision: Big Media People's Media".[2]

Political Stances




Boehlert is the author of Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled Over for Bush (Free Press, 2006) and Bloggers on the Bus: How the Internet Changed Politics and the Press (Free Press, 2009).[1]

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