Air Wars: The Fight to Reclaim Public Broadcasting

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Beacon Press, 2000 - Performing Arts - 338 pages
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Jerold Starr tells how a grassroots movement of concerned citizens were able to overcome enormous institutional influence in their quest for public accountability. He shows how the media reform movement has spread to major cities like Chicago, Phoenix, Jacksonville, and San Francisco, and outlines an innovative plan for restructuring the public broadcasting service as an independently funded public trust.

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Sociology professor and self-styled community activist Starr explains how the originally commercial-free, not-for-profit public broadcasting system turned out to be so much like the commercial-laden ... Read full review


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Starr is an activist and ward-winning sociologist. He is founder and Executive Director of Citizens for Independent Public Broadcasting.

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