Our Media, Not Theirs
The Democratic Struggle Against Corporate Media Revised edition
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Our Media, Not Theirs by Robert W. McChesney
Book DescriptionForeword by Barbara Ehrenreich The corporate grip on the US media system means that journalism often parrots the views of those in power, and hypercommercialism puts profit above all else. The revised, updated and expanded edition of the now sold-out It's the Media, Stupid! chronicles the recent dramatic developments in media activism in the US and world-wide. Critiquing the US media system, the authors examine alternatives at work in other countries, and conclude with a proposal for meaningfully improving American media.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781583225493
(177mm x 126mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publisher: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 11-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert W. McChesney
Rich Media, Poor Democracy, Paperback (June 2015)
Originally published: Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999, as part of The history of communication series.
International Political Economy of Communication, Hardback (October 2014)» View all books by Robert W. McChesney
This collection reflects on the international political economy of media and the valuable lessons to be learned from the media reforms currently taking place across South America. The contributors present a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives on the ongoing battle for media space in South America.
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Author Biography - Robert W. McChesney
Robert W. McChesney is 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. He is author of many books, most recently Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times. John Nichols is a Washington correspondent for The Nation magazine. He is a recipient of the Clarion Award for newspaper column writing and Inland Press Association honours for best editorial writing on an American newspaper.
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