A Tribute to a Great American JournalistA Montclair resident and longtime media critic has died. Boehlert‚ who founded Press Run and later worked for a George Soros-funded group‚ was known for his passion for democracy and was a respected media critic. We will miss him greatly. Read this tribute to a great American journalist in the aftermath of his death. By the way‚ it is not surprising that there is no one to blame for his death.
Eric Boehlert was a media criticA Montclair resident and veteran media critic struck and killed in a bike accident last night is the latest victim of the #StopFakeNews movement. Eric Boehlert‚ a writer and founder of the Press Run website‚ was killed in the crash. The accident happened near the town of Montclair‚ New Jersey‚ and he was a frequent guest on CNN and CNBC. He was also the founding editor of the magazine Salon and a fellow of Media Matters. Boehlert was an avid biker who had a passion for exposing disinformation and holding journalists accountable. On his Twitter feed‚ Soledad O'Brien called Boehlert a fearless defender of the truth and said that the news of his passing comes as a shock. The journalist's death came as a shock to the media world. Boehlert was a frequent guest on TV and frequently discussed politics and media on MSNBC and CNN. He was a Montclair resident and had two children. His wife‚ Tracy Breslin‚ confirmed that Boehlert was cycling when he was hit by the train. His family says the tragedy is a shock to the community‚ but the community has come together to mourn the loss of a beloved media critic. He was a frequent cable news commentator who defended democracy‚ social justice‚ and the truth in the media‚ and was fearless in his criticisms of the media. His fearlessness and relentless pursuit of the truth helped him earn the respect of his colleagues. The media's hypocrisy was well documented‚ and the media often failed to hold itself to high standards. Jonathan Alter‚ a former colleague and friend of Boehlert‚ said that his silent and fearless work deserved recognition.
He founded Press RunIn addition to his role as founder of Press Run‚ Eric Boehlert was a veteran media critic and frequent cable news commentator. Boehlert was fearless in his pursuit of media truth and democracy. He had written books on politics‚ the press‚ and the internet. His death is a loss for Montclair‚ New Jersey‚ and the country. He is survived by his wife‚ two children‚ and many admirers. An editor of A blog about the media‚ Eric Boehlert also was a frequent biker and a Montclair resident. The Montclair native was married to Tracy Breslin‚ with whom he had two children. Boehlert was an ardent cyclist and a beloved voice on the internet and cable news. He was a proud father of two adult children‚ Ben and Jane. While Boehlert was a prolific writer for Rolling Stone and Media Matters for America‚ he also had his own website. He loved biking and was hit by a commuter train near his home on Monday. His work focused on exposing media disinformation and holding reporters accountable for their reporting. His Twitter account boasted over 229‚000 followers. It has been estimated that Boehlert had written for a dozen or more publications‚ and he was regarded as a fearless defender of truth.
He was a fierce advocate for democracyThe death of Montclair resident and veteran media critic Eric Boehlert has shattered the media world. A founding editor of Salon magazine‚ a fellow at Media Matters and former music industry writer for Rolling Stone and Billboard‚ Boehlert was a fearless advocate for social justice and democracy. He regularly appeared on CNN‚ NBC‚ MSNBC‚ and other outlets. His many contributions to the media industry made him a well-known face in the national arena. A popular media critic‚ Eric Boehlert was killed by a train on Monday near his home. He was 57. Boehlert was a regular guest on MSNBC and CNN‚ where he discussed politics and media. His work had reached millions of readers around the world‚ and his death will be a blow to the media industry and to the democracy itself. A former staff writer for Rolling Stone and Billboard‚ Boehlert switched to media coverage at Salon and spent a decade as a senior fellow at Media Matters for America. He was also a prolific author of media and political essays. His family and friends are grieving his death. He leaves behind his wife‚ Tracy Breslin‚ and two children.
He was a passionate advocate for truth in the mediaEric Boehlert was a long-time media critic and activist who recently passed away after being hit by a train in New Jersey. He was 57 years old. His death has prompted an outpouring of sympathy and tributes from media critics‚ including Soledad O'Brien. The late journalist and media critic was described by O'Brien as a fearless defender of the truth and a wonderful husband‚ father‚ and human being. Though Boehlert was tough to work with‚ he was also an admired friend of the media‚ who must be held accountable for their misreporting. The late writer David Folkenflik‚ who was not close to Boehlert‚ described him as a smart and proud liberal and a sharp critic‚ while O'Brien praised him as an extraordinary friend and colleague. A former Newsweek employee and media critic‚ Boehlert was known for his commitment to truth-telling. He was a passionate advocate for truth-telling and a fierce defender of social justice. His investigative work‚ while a controversial subject‚ was unflinching. His colleague Jonathan Alter met him at a Newsweek conference in the 1980s and said he felt the journalistic call to be a media critic.
1/oh my goodness: Just got crushing news from Tracy Breslin, wife of @EricBoehlert https://t.co/l0nOnE0Tad Has died in a bike accident, age 57. Adored his kids Jane and Ben, his dogs, biking and running and basketball and good friends, a fierce and fearless defender of the truth — Soledad O'Brien (@soledadobrien) April 6, 2022