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The Mainstream Media: Watchdog or Lapdog?

Program #COCA003. Recorded in Portland, OR on September 27, 1987.

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Speaker(s):

Alexander Cockburn

Alexander Cockburn was a keen observer of the U.S. scene and was in the front rank of media critics. He was a columnist for The Nation for many years. He wrote Corruptions of Empire, The Fate of the Forest, co-authored with Suzanna Hecht, The Golden Age Is In Us, and Whiteout: The CIA, Drugs & the Press. He was the editor of CounterPunch. His erudite and crisp writing was exemplary. Alexander Cockburn passed away in 2012.



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