News Articles By Rebekah Wilce

23 April 2015
A group of ten doctors has called for NBC's Dr. Oz (Dr. Mehmet Oz) to be fired from Columbia University, where he is vice chairman of the surgery department. The Center for Media and Democracy (... more
10 March 2015
MADISON -- High school and middle school students walked out of class in Madison, Wisconsin on Monday and marched on the state capitol building to demand justice for Tony Robinson, the 19-year old... more
16 February 2015
"Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" featured a segment Sunday on how Philip Morris and other tobacco companies are suing countries around the world to limit ways the government can alert the public... more
27 January 2015
Madison -- Whether or not the Keystone XL pipeline will transport tar sands oil from Canada through the United States has been framed as one of the critical decisions affecting our climate and our... more
21 January 2015
After a scorching two-year controversy involving a "John Doe" criminal investigation into potential illegal coordination between Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's campaign and outside big money... more
19 December 2014
"We are not renewing membership in ALEC," eBay tweeted on the afternoon of December 18. The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) had joined the climate change awareness group Forecast the Facts,... more
24 November 2014
Residents of Maui County, Hawai'i voted on November 4 to ban the growing of genetically modified (GMO) crops on the islands of Maui, Lanai, and Molokai until scientific studies are conducted on their... more
19 November 2014
The world's population of Monarch butterflies has been declining for at least the last ten years, according to researchers at the University of Kansas. Some estimates suggest a 90 percent drop since... more
05 November 2014
At least twenty American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) member state legislators and alumni ran for higher office in Tuesday's election, in races from U.S. House and Senate to governor and other... more
03 November 2014
Voters in cities and states across the United States voted on a number of ballot propositions affecting the environment on Tuesday, November 4. Initiatives Ban Fracking and Address Management... more


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