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Robert McChesney

Robert McChesney teaches at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of many books including Digital Disconnect. He is co-author with John Nichols of Dollarocracy. He is the co-founder of Free Press, a national media reform organization. The Utne Reader listed him among its “50 visionaries who are changing the world.”


Date Recorded     Handle Program Title Audio Sample?    
2015: 11/05 #MCCR011 Capitalism in the Age of Digital Technology  
1998: 09/14 #MCCR003 Corporate Media & the Threat to Democracy  
2013: 10/14 #MCCR-NICJ001 Dollarocracy  
2009: 02/26 #MCCR008 Journalism and the Crisis of Democracy  
1999: 11/10 #MCCR004 Media Matters: Monopolies, Pacifica, NPR & PBS  
2000: 06/17 #MCCR005 Public Broadcasting: Past, Present & Future  
1994: 04/07 #MCCR001 The Corporate Takeover of Broadcasting  
2011: 04/07 #MCCR009 The Future of Journalism & Democracy  
1996: 12/02 #MCCR002 The Global Media System  
2013: 10/10 #MCCR010 The Internet, Capitalism & Democracy  
2005: 05/14 #MCCR007 The Problem of the Media  
2002: 05/07 #MCCR006 Write What We Say, Not What We Do  


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