Media Matters: Monopolies, Pacifica, NPR & PBS
Robert McChesney talks about the corporatization of the newsroom, monopolies and mergers, NPR, PBS and Pacifica. McChesney also explains the exponential growth of trash media at the expense of investigative journalism. Interview by David Barsamian.
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.”