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

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

Rash Report: Beware an ‘Ides of March’ political era

Art imitates life -- and vice versa -- in our age of media, money and politics.

Updated: October 15, 2011, - 01:53 PM

Rash Report: Jobs left his mark in marketing, too

Super Bowl commercials? Yes, it was Steve Jobs who turned them into something big.

Updated: October 06, 2011, - 06:59 PM

Fall TV's midcentury moment

What's behind '60s dramas 'Pan Am,' 'The Playboy Club' and 'Mad Men?'

Updated: September 27, 2011, - 05:33 AM

Franken's not joking about media policy

Senator focuses on how net neutrality and media mergers impact democracy.

Updated: September 16, 2011, - 10:37 PM

Helping people in poverty get online

Online access is a crucial component in helping to combat poverty.

Updated: September 14, 2011, - 03:02 PM

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