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    People Get Ready

    John Nichols and Robert McChesney talked about their book, People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy, about the impact of the tech revolution on the…

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    Dollarocracy

    John Nichols and Robert McChesney talked about their book, Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America, in which they argue that the large increase in…

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    The Communicators with Robert McChesney

    Robert McChesney, author of Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy and a professor of communications, talked by remote video about how the Internet has…

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    The Death and Life of American Journalism

    The authors argue that the area of commercial journalism is ending and a new era of journalism that is unapologetically partisan and subsidized by the government must emerge. The event was…

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    America Online-Time Warner Merger

    The guests discussed “big media” and the recent merger of American Online and Time-Warner, focusing on the impact it will have. Professor McChesney is the author of Rich Media, Poor…

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    Rich Media, Poor Democracy

    Mr. McChesney talked about his book, Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times (The History of Communication), published by University of Illinois Press. The book…

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    Corporate Media Threat to Democracy

    Mr. McChesney talked about media monopolies and their impact on democracy. He is the author of several books on the subject. Mr. McChesney said that in the most recent study, ten firms control the…

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