Articles by Brad Kava



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Media Fact Checking: Rachel Maddow Shows The Way

So much journalism has become he said/she said, with no one bothering to check the facts, or even what he or she said before this. Thanks to digital records, shows such as Rachel Maddow’s are…


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Grateful Dead Return As Furthur

Our West Coast Music/Radio/Entertainment/Media blogger Brad Kava brings us this video of the new band Furthur – made up of Grateful Dead members – playing in the Bay area.


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Grateful Dead Members Return As FURTHUR

Used to be the Bay Area was awash with East Coasters the week between Christmas and New Year’s because the Grateful Dead put on a spectacular week of announced and unannounced shows. Finally, after a…


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Glenn Beck on South Park?

I’m not much of a cartoon watcher..but this is simply a perfect sendup of Glenn Beck and his manipulating ilk. Watch it and laugh. Or cry.


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Radio Rating System Changing Radio

Radio is finally joining television and the Internet in an accurate ratings system, and programmers are responding. For years, radio was rated by people who kept diaries of what they listened to, an often subjective…


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Fox News Busts Obama Indoctrinating Children

For those who say I only write about conservatives doing dumb things, here is a video of a story that Fox News broke and I agree with. President Obama is wasting taxpayer money and trying…


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Cut Out Cable, Watch TV On Computer

Only recently have I realized that I watch more TV shows on my computer than on my television set. There are enough free sites out there that bring my favorite shows to my house whenever I…


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FOX Adds 2 Plus 2 And Gets 6

In the truth in media department here at the CtWatchdog, here’s another shocking video. Remember when Dan Rather used a trumped-up report about George Bush and was lambasted all over for it? Well, it’s sad…


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Moneytalk Host Makes 180 Turn On Trickle-Down

Bob Brinker, host of the nationally syndicated radio show “Moneytalk,” shocked me Sunday when he said that the evidence shows that trickle-down economics doesn’t work. Trickle down, or supply side, economics was big under Ronald…


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Lou Dobbs now supports illegal immigrants????!!!!!

I’m in shock over this one, almost as much shock as Mrs. Woods must have felt looking at Tiger’s (Cheetah’s) phone records. For years I heard Lou Dobbs on radio and TV campaign against giving…


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Radio Investment Show Host Accused Of Running Ponzi Scheme

Nothing makes me more skeptical than these supposed radio money gurus. First, if they were so good at what they are doing, why would they be doing it on the radio? Second, I didn’t hear one of them, not one, predict the current recession, nor the steady rise in stocks recently.


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Media Matters Blows One On Palin

I try to be an impartial observer of the media, especially now when so much of it has become juvenile name-calling with few truths behind it. Media Matters is usually on point, despite what its…


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John King To Replace Lou Dobbs

Read all about it here. CNN took a wrong turn when it let opinions cloud news. Maybe now they have it right. Says the Daily News: King, the network’s chief national correspondent and the go-to…





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Proof that Fox News is faux news

It’s sad that one of the best journalists of the day is Jon Stewart, and his research team of about a million. But by lacing his commentary with hard evidence, he’s doing what most news…