Courage Campaign in the News

AFP talks to Rick Jacobs on Courage Campaign’s effort to save the LA Times

AFP's Robert Lever talks to Rick Jacobs and discusses CourageCampaign.org's effort to save the Los Angeles Times and Tribune Company from the Koch Brothers.

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KQED covers efforts of Rep. Speier and Courage Campaign in support of STOP Act

In the spring of 2013, amid rising cases of sexual assault in the military, Rep. Speier (D-CA) introduced legislation -- the STOP Act -- to remove the issue from military control. The STOP Act takes the prosecution, reporting, oversight, investigation, and victim care of sexual assaults out of normal chain of command and places jurisdiction in an autonomous Sexual Assault Oversight and Response Office made up of military and civilian experts. Courage Campaign garnered over 75,000 signatures in support of Rep. Speier's bill. KQED covers the issue in this piece.

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KPCC covers Courage Campaign efforts to save the LA Times

In a segment on Southern California's NPR Affiliate (KPCC), host Madeline Brand discusses our campaign to save the Los Angeles Times and its respected, independent journalism from the right-wing Koch brothers.

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The Guardian covers Courage Campaign efforts to save the Los Angeles Times

In this piece, The Guardian's Roy Greenslade reports on the more than 250,000 signatures opposing a sale of the Tribune Company and its newspapers to the right-wing Koch brothers. The signatures were gathered by Courage Campaign, Daily Kos and its allies around the country. Greenslade also reports on our letters written by to Bruce Karsh, chair of the Tribune board, and protests outside the Tribune headquarters by allies in Chicago.

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New York Times covers Courage Campaign’s advertising swarm against the Koch brothers

On May 9, 2013, Courage Campaign and its partner at Forecast the Facts launched a month-long advertising swarm on both LATimes.com and NYTimes.com, targeting LA-area readers to warn them that their newspaper is about to become the next FOX News if the Tribune Company is sold to the right-wing Koch Brothers. The New York Times' Adam Nagourney and Christine Haughney cover the advertising buy and our campaign in this piece.

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KQED covers efforts of Courage Campaign to save the LA Times from Koch brothers

In this segment on Northern California's NPR affiliate (KQED), during The Forum with Michael Krasny, guests discuss Courage Campaign's efforts to save the Los Angeles Times from the Koch brothers.

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Christian Science Monitor covers Courage Campaign statement on Boy Scouts/gays proposal

The Christian Science Monitor covers the statement of Chair and Founder Rick Jacobs concerning the new proposal from the Boy Scouts to permit openly gay scouts to participate.

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Wall Street Journal covers Courage Campaign efforts to save the LA Times

In this piece, the Wall Street Journal covers the petition signatures gathered by Courage Campaign and Daily Kos in opposition to a sale of the Tribune Company and its newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, to the right-wing Koch brothers.

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Associated Press covers Courage’s “No Background Checks, No Donations” campaign

The AP covers our efforts to end campaign donations to the four Senate Democrats who voted against background checks for gun purchases.

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The Advocate covers Courage statement on Boy Scouts/gays proposal

The Advocate, America's leading LGBT newsmagazine, covers our statement concerning a proposal to permit openly gay scouts in the Boy Scouts, but still deny gays from becoming scout leaders.

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San Francisco Chronicle covers Courage statement on Boy Scouts/gays proposal

The Chronicle covers the statement of Chair and Founder Rick Jacobs concerning the just-announced proposal to permit openly gay scouts.

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ABC News covers Courage’s background checks campaign

ABC News covers Courage's member pledge to not donate to any of the 4 Democrats who voted against background checks -- or the party committees which support them.

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San Francisco Chronicle covers Courage’s campaign on background checks

The Chron covers our campaign member pledge to not donate to any of the 4 Senate Democrats who voted against gun background checks -- nor the party committees who support them.

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MSNBC covers Courage’s response to 4 Senators to voted against gun background checks

After 4 Democratic Senators voted against background checks for gun purchases, Courage launched an online pledge to not donate to any of the 4 -- nor the party committees who support them. After tens of thousands quickly signed the pledge, MSNBC covered the campaign.

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Politico covers Courage’s “No Background Checks, No Donations” campaign

Politico covers our efforts to end campaign donations to the four Senate Democrats who voted against background checks for gun purchases.

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KSBW-TV (NBC) Monterey covers Courage’s efforts to make California safe from gun violence

In this TV clip, KSBW-TV covers our efforts to pass the LIFE Act and help end gun violence in California.

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