Book Discussion on The New Blue Media

Theodore Hamm talked about his book, The New Blue Media. The book describes the increasing prevalence of liberal media arising during the… read more

Theodore Hamm talked about his book, The New Blue Media. The book describes the increasing prevalence of liberal media arising during the Bush presidency. He profiles The Onion, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Air America, MoveOn, and Daily Kos, among others, and describes their impact on the political scene.

Following his remarks, he responded to questions from the audience. 

Theodore Hamm is the founding editor of the Brooklyn Rail. He has written for the Los Angeles Times, The Nation, and Truthdig, among other publications. His book Rebel and a Cause covered the politics of the death penalty in postwar California. Currently, he’s an associate professor of urban studies at Metropolitan College of New York. close

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Book Discussion on The New Blue Media

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 27, 2008
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2008

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  • Jul 27, 2008 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 27, 2008 | 3:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2008 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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