Corporate Media and the Threat to Democracy (Paperback)

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"In this passionate and strikingly lucid essay, Robert McChesney makes clear why all of us should be alarmed about the effects of media mergers on the future of American democracy. This is a must reading for anyone who wants to get a quick understanding of this troubling trend."—Susan J. Douglas, author of Growing Up Female with the Mass Media

About the Author


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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781888363470
ISBN-10: 1888363479
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Publication Date: March 11th, 1997
Pages: 79
Language: English
Series: Open Media Pamphlet