David Horowitz Freedom Center

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The David Horowitz Freedom Center, formerly known as the Center for the Study of Popular Culture (CSPC), is a project of ex-Marxist turned right-wing activist David Horowitz and Peter Collier. (The name change took effect in early July 2006). [1]


The Center consists of three "departments":

It is also affiliated with:

Additionally, in the 1990s, the CPSC sponsored the Committee for Media Integrity (COMINT), an organization designed to identify purported "liberal bias" in public television and promote the defunding of PBS, (Source: David Brock, The Republican Noise Machine: Right-Wing Media and How It Corrupts Democracy, 2004, p. 104).

According to CSPC tax filings, the organization paid over $300,000 to the Republican media consulting firm that ran racist campaigns for Jesse Helms. [3]

An announcement dated July 7, 2006, in FrontPageMag.com headlined: "A New Birth of Freedom" began: "The Board of Directors of The Center for the Study of Popular Culture announced on the Fourth of July that the organization has changed its name to The David Horowitz Freedom Center. The new center has hired Peter Collier, former publisher of Encounter Books, and Buzz Patterson, former presidential aide and author of Reckless Disregard, as vice president and chief operating officer. As part of its expansion, the Center has agreed to host the Liberty Film Festival, Hollywood’s only conservative annual awards event." link to article



Between 2001 and 2010, the Institute received $3.725 million from the Bradley Foundation[1] .

Contact information

David Horowitz Freedom Center
P.O. Box 361269
Los Angeles, CA 90036-9828
Phone: (818) 849-3470
E-mail: info AT horowitzfreedomcenter.org
Web: http://www.horowitzfreedomcenter.org

External links

Center announcements

General articles


  1. Daniel Bice, Bill Glauber, Ben Poston. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. November 28, 2011.