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Laura Flanders is a British-born American journalist whose writing has appeared in The Nation, In These Times, The Progressive, Ms. Magazine,, and ZNet. She has also contributed Op-Ed pieces to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Flanders has worked in radio for many years. She hosted the radio show Your Call weekdays on KALW before joining the weekly Radio Nation on Air America Radio in 2004.

Flanders was founding director of the Women's Desk at the media watch group, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) and for more than ten years she produced and hosted CounterSpin, FAIR's nationally-syndicated radio program. She has also written several books: Blue Grit: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians (2007), Bushwomen: Tales of a Cynical Species (2004), a study of the women in President George W. Bush's Cabinet and Real Majority, Media Minority; the Cost of Sidelining Women in Reporting (1997) a collection of essays. She edited The W Effect: Sexual Politics in the Age of Bush (2004.)

Flanders' TV appearances include Lou Dobbs Journal, The O'Reilly Factor, Hannity and Colmes, and C-SPAN's Washington Journal, as well as the MSNBC program Donahue, Good Morning America and the Canadian news discussion program, counterSpin on CBC Television. (Note that this is not the same CounterSpin as mentioned above.)

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