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

World worries about Syria; Washington stuck on Benghazi

While the world is worried about the crisis there, Washington concentrates on Benghazi.

Updated: May 19, 2013, - 04:20 PM

'The Great Gatsby,' then and now

The most notable special effect is the similarity between eras.

Updated: May 10, 2013, - 06:32 PM

Humphrey School dean named to federal commission

He has witnessed worldwide the role that faith and religious freedom plays in societies.

Updated: May 05, 2013, - 07:00 PM

Attacks on facts endanger governance

John Rash on Kathleen Hall Jamieson's Humphrey School lecture and the value of ‘custodians of the knowable.’

Updated: May 03, 2013, - 06:49 PM

Life imitates movies as Boston drama plays out

Two movies - “The Company You Keep” and “Disconnect” - with eerie echoes of the marathon bombings, simultaneously opened as the Boston manhunt ended.

Updated: April 27, 2013, - 07:59 AM

On Steve Sack: Drawing out a Pulitzer-Prize winning cartoonist

Pulitzer Prize winner Steve Sack on creativity and on seeing the world ‘as a cartoon.’

Updated: April 20, 2013, - 10:18 AM

How the euro shapes the U.S. debate

Worries remain about how EU's struggles will impact U.S.

Updated: April 13, 2013, - 08:37 AM

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

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