John Rash

Editorial writer, columnist
Phone: 612-673-4301
John Rash writes the Rash Report column, which explores the intersection of media, culture, society and politics. He is also an editorial writer and a member of the Star Tribune’s Editorial Board. John teaches Mass Media and Politics at his alma mater, the University of Minnesota, where he majored in political science and minored in French. John’s commentary on media and pop culture can be heard on “The Rash Report,” which runs Monday-Friday at 7:50 a.m. on WCCO-AM (830), the CBS radio affiliate in the Twin Cities. Prior to joining the Editorial Board John was a senior vice president, director of media analysis for Campbell Mithun, a Minneapolis-based national advertising agency. He lives in St. Louis Park with his wife and two children.

Recent content from John Rash

Muslim roots run deep in U.S. and in Minnesota

"Tracks in the Snow" depicts state's mosaic.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 07:01 PM

Diplomacy essential to address cascading crises

But rallying allies can depend on the international perception — the brand — of the U.S.

Updated: July 18, 2014, - 05:53 PM

College cost — and value — spark sharp national debate

The documentary "Ivory Tower" explores issues of sustainability in higher education, and college as a private vs. public good.

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 11:24 PM

This time, air all opinions on Iraq

Media should expand their list of experts, and ask sources — and themselves — tough questions.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 06:07 PM

World Press Institute's global journalism impact

For 50 years, the St. Paul-based WPI has hosted international journalists.

Updated: June 13, 2014, - 06:04 PM

Cure for World Cup woes? Soccer

Today's global sporting spectacles are hard to host but easy to watch.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 06:35 PM

Minnesota will suit up for the 2018 Super Bowl

Advertising analysts see a “pinnacle moment” to define or dispel myths about state and metro area.

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 07:03 PM

Global trade, geopolitics increasingly linked

At a time of rising regional tensions, envoys from four continents comment on the interconnections between trade and diplomacy.

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 05:49 PM

Rash Report: Food fight intensifies with 'Fed Up' documentary

Film is the latest voice in the cacophonous debate over the cause and cure of the obesity epidemic.

Updated: May 09, 2014, - 07:03 PM

Understanding Japan through manga

Part literature, part comic book, part graphic novel — and all importan

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 06:40 PM

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