Author: DeeDee Halleck

DeeDee Halleck is a media activist, UCSD professor emerita, founder Paper Tiger Television and co-founder of Deep Dish network, Free Speech TV, Democracy Now Television, and Indymedia. She was president of AIVF from 1978-1981 and founded “The Independent” as a regular journal. (There had been a single issue several years earlier by Ted Churchill and others.) As chair of AIVF’s public television committee, she organized media coalitions to lobby for independent space on public television. Those efforts eventually developed into ITVS.

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The Art of the Deal-ing President

We  don’t know much about Donald Trump’s art policies. We do have a sense of his aesthetic. He likes marble and especially gold—on walls and stairs and toilet seats. There is a portrait of him that hangs in one of his many real estate holdings. It’s not bad enough to be kitsch or primitive enough… Read more »