The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again
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 AgainUser 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
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'Neither Jarvis nor anyone else can predict the ways in which the digital revolution is going to “begin the world again” for journalism and the news media, but it's inevitable that big changes will ... Read full review
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