The Death and Life of American Journalism

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Nation Books, Jan 5, 2010 - Computers - 352 pages
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Daily newspapers are closing across America. Washington bureaus are shuttering; whole areas of the federal government are now operating with no press coverage. International bureaus are going, going, gone. Journalism, the counterbalance to corporate and political power, the lifeblood of American democracy, is not just threatened. It is in meltdown. In The Death and Life of American Journalism, Robert W. McChesney, an academic, and John Nichols, a journalist, who together founded the nation's leading media reform network, Free Press, investigate the crisis. They propose a bold strategy for saving journalism and saving democracy, one that looks back to how the Founding Fathers ensured free press protection with the First Amendment and provided subsidies to the burgeoning print press of the young nation.
  

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Review: The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again

User Review  - Jodi Dills - Goodreads

Anyone with any interest in American Journalism needs to read this book. Read full review

Review: The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again

User Review  - bloggerlite - Goodreads

A little dry but in my profession so it sits on the bookshelf and is used as a reference tool. McChesney and Nichols have teamed up again. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter 1
7
Chapter 2
57
Chapter 3
109
Chapter 4
157
Conclusion
213
Appendix 1
231
Appendix 2
241
Appendix 3
255
Notes
275
Index
319
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