The Future of Media: Resistance and Reform in the 21st Century

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Robert Waterman McChesney, Russell Newman, Ben Scott
Seven Stories Press, 2005 - History - 376 pages
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Journalists, academics, activists, and government officials detail the full-blown journalistic crisis they see in the US, and optimistic signs of resistance to the cheerleading war news, the consolidating media ownership, the corruption of lawmakers by big media, and the increasing political censorship. They cover the threat to a free press; system

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Contents

Introduction by Russell Newman and Ben Scott
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The Fight for the Future of Media by Russell Newman and Ben Scott
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The Newspaper GuildCWA Linda Foley
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Copyright

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ROBERT W. MCCHESNEY is a research professor in the Institute of Communications Research and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His work concentrates on the history and political economy of communication, emphasizing the role media play in democratic and capitalist societies. While teaching at Wisconsin, he was selected as one of the top 100 classroom teachers on the Madison campus.

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