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

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Nation Books, Jul 12, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 416 pages
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The “Paul Revere and Tom Paine” (according to Bill Moyers) of media reform propose a bold and controversial response to the current crisis of journalism
  

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'Neither Jarvis nor anyone else can predict the ways in which the digital revolution is going to ďbegin the world againĒ for journalism and the news media, but it's inevitable that big changes will ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction American Crisis American Opportunity
1
1 The Crisis in Journalism
7
2 Flawed Choices False Hopes
57
3 Why the State
109
Subsidizing Democracy
157
Conclusion The Age of the Possible
213
Afterword
231
Appendix 1 Foundign Principles
257
Appendix 2 Ike MacArthur and the Forging o a Free and Independent Press
267
Appendix 3 Sources for the Books Charts
281
Notes
301
Index
351
About the Authors
368
Copyright

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Robert W. McChesney is a Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He hosts Media Matters on WILL-AM radio. John Nichols is the Washington, D.C., correspondent for the Nation and the associate editor of the Capital Times.

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