Digital Disconnect: Robert McChesney on “How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy”

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FISA - illegal domestic spying - feb 2001, BEFORE 9/11

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Robert McChesney and John Nichols: The Death and Life of American Journalism Pt.2

February 27, 2010

McChesney and Nichols propose solutions for crisis facing journalism.

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‘The Death and Life of American Journalism’ Book review by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
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Feb 26, 2010

Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols in “The Death and Life of American Journalism” argue correctly that the old models for delivering the news are dead. They see the government as the savior of last resort. The authors cite the massive postal and printing subsidies that lasted into the 19th century as a precedent for government intervention. And they propose building a new generation of journalists and publications from new government subsidies and from programs such as their suggested News AmeriCorps, which would train the next generation of journalists.

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Robert McChesney & John Nichols: The Death and Life of American Journalism

Robert McChesney & John Nichols – The Death and Life of American Journalism

by pdxjustice Media Productions

Media scholar and author, Robert W. McChesney, and editor and author, John Nichols, talk about their latest book, The Death And Life Of American Journalism: The Media Revolution That Will Begin The World Again.

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