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

Media covers, becomes part of 2012 race

The rises and falls of Romney's rivals reflect a blurring of the lines.

Updated: January 06, 2012, - 06:18 PM

Media were MIA toward end of the war in Iraq

'Support our Troops' should extend to durable coverage and citizen interest.

Updated: December 23, 2011, - 08:12 PM

Rwanda: Recovering. Restrained. Resilient.

A generation after genocide, a triumphant comeback but increasing authoritarianism.

Updated: December 17, 2011, - 05:11 PM

Soft sell makes British TV ads commercial art

Humanity, humor and high production values are on view at the Walker Art Center.

Updated: December 16, 2011, - 07:58 PM

Herman Cain and the media

It’s notable that a Fox affiliate broke the story of Cain’s alleged affair.

Updated: December 05, 2011, - 08:46 PM

Rash Report: What's on your holiday watch list?

Commercial and cultural dynamics make for a crowded calendar of good films -- but it's not all lights and shiny tinsel

Updated: December 02, 2011, - 08:29 PM

Short take: Swing states

Money trail may skip Minnesota.

Updated: November 26, 2011, - 07:09 PM

Famine relief: Using the Web to tell the story

The American Refugee Committee, a Minneapolis-based organization, adapts outreach to a new media environment.

Updated: November 25, 2011, - 06:14 PM

Young and wise

Wayzata students think globally

Updated: October 31, 2011, - 09:38 PM

Rash Report: A partnership to explore world affairs

Minnesota International Center and Star Tribune team up on 'Great Decisions.'

Updated: October 21, 2011, - 09:09 PM

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