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

Former Israeli prime minister: The peace process

Ehud Barak will visit St. Louis Park on Thursday to share his views.

Updated: April 09, 2013, - 08:52 PM

Modern-day Mad Men on the new creative revolution

How today’s social, political, media and industry trends are affecting advertising.

Updated: April 06, 2013, - 11:56 AM

Dissident or dictator, icons can drive foreign policy

Aung San Suu Kyi is Myanmar’s internal and international symbol of resistance.

Updated: March 16, 2013, - 06:53 AM

Arab Spring players inspire at Nobel peace forum

Global movers and shakers gather at Augsburg College.

Updated: March 09, 2013, - 10:22 AM

'The Gatekeepers' film and the Mideast peace process

The documentary, and the debates in Israel, Palestine and America, show the need to think strategically.

Updated: March 02, 2013, - 07:23 AM

Escapism? Not in Oscar's Best Picture nods

In historical and modern contexts, Oscar’s nine nominated films share the theme of societal and individual breakdowns.

Updated: February 22, 2013, - 07:03 PM

Arab Spring? Still winter for press freedom

An annual index examines conditions for journalists around the world.

Updated: February 15, 2013, - 07:36 PM

The CIA agent behind the movie Argo

Tony Mendez drops 'the old code' and analyzes Iran, the CIA, movies and magic.

Updated: February 08, 2013, - 07:06 PM

President Obama’s second-term foreign policy

Tom Hanson, a former Foreign Service officer, spoke to a packed house at a Minnesota International Center event at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Updated: February 01, 2013, - 08:17 PM

The Washington-weary turn away

Steep drop in viewership was typical of second-term inaugurations.

Updated: January 25, 2013, - 06:37 PM

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