Last updated on: 8/27/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

Jane Hamsher, MFA Biography

Title:
Founder and Publisher of Firedoglake
Position:
Con to the question "Is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Good for America?"
Reasoning:

“Real health care reform is needed. But this bill [Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act] falls short of that on many levels.”

“Fact Sheet: The Truth About the Health Care Bill,” www.huffingtonpost.com, Mar. 19, 2010

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founder and Publisher, Firedoglake (online news site)
  • Founder, CommonSense Media
  • Co-producer, Natural Born Killers, Apt Pupil, Permanent Midnight, and From Hell
  • Former reporter, San Francisco Bay Guardian
  • Has published articles in the Daily Beast, Huffington Post, AlterNet, The Nation, and American Prospect
  • Has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Al Jazeera, PBS, and the BBC
Education:
  • MFA, USC School of Cinema-Television, 1988
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Will people no longer be at risk of medical bankruptcy?