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Product Description: Media reform plays an increasingly important role in the struggle for social justice. As battles are fought over the future of investigative journalism, media ownership, spectrum management, speech rights, broadband access, network neutrality, the surveillance apparatus, and digital literacy, what effective strategies can be used in the pursuit of effective media reform?Prepared by thirty-three scholars and activists from more than twenty-five countries, Strategies for Media Reform focuses on theorizing media democratization and evaluating specific projects for media reform...read more

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9780823271641 | Fordham Univ Pr, July 15, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Media reform plays an increasingly important role in the struggle for social justice.

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9780823271658 | Fordham Univ Pr, July 15, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Media reform plays an increasingly important role in the struggle for social justice.

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Product Description: In this engaging collection scholars from across disciplines and across the world examine the contradictory nature of the media, revealing it to be democracy’s greatest asset and its greatest threat. This volume explores a range of issues related to the topic of mass communication’s impact on our increasingly globalized world—from the nature of communication, to the role of the media industry, to the way that new digital platforms have facilitated social movements in many countries...read more
By Savas Coban (editor) and Robert W. McChesney (foreword by)

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9781608465590 | Reprint edition (Haymarket Books, March 1, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In this engaging collection scholars from across disciplines and across the world examine the contradictory nature of the media, revealing it to be democracy’s greatest asset and its greatest threat.

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Product Description: John Ross believed that journalism is not a profession, but rather a moral obligation. His bottom up investigative reporting made him an ally to the underrepresented and an enemy to the overrepresented. This book outlines the basic responsibilities of a journalist and provides instructions on how to document injustices and poetically pitch stories to audiences in order to create change in society...read more
By Robert W. McChesney (foreword by)

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9780761866602 | Hamilton Books, November 19, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: John Ross believed that journalism is not a profession, but rather a moral obligation.

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Product Description: First published to great acclaim in 2000, Rich Media, Poor Democracy is Robert W. McChesney’s magnum opus. Called a “rich, penetrating study” by Noam Chomsky, the book is a meticulously researched exposition of how U.S. media and communication empires are threatening effective democratic governance...read more

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9780252024481 | Univ of Illinois Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Argues that mass media has become a major anti-democratic force in the United States and worldwide

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9781565849754 | New edition (New Pr, June 2, 2015), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: First published to great acclaim in 2000, Rich Media, Poor Democracy is Robert W.
9781565846340 | New Pr, November 1, 2000, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Winner of Harvard’s Goldsmith Book Prize as well as the Kappa Tau Alpha Research Award, Rich Media, Poor Democracy destroys the assumption that a society drenched in commercial information “choices” is a democratic one.

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Product Description: In the United States and much of the world there is a palpable depression about the prospect of overcoming the downward spiral created by the tyranny of wealth and privilege and establishing a truly democratic and sustainable society...read more

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9781583674789 | Monthly Review Pr, October 22, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In the United States and much of the world there is a palpable depression about the prospect of overcoming the downward spiral created by the tyranny of wealth and privilege and establishing a truly democratic and sustainable society.

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9781137434678 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 28, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: Foreword by Senator Bernie SandersFresh from the first 10 billion election campaign, two award-winning authors show how unbridled campaign spending defines our politics and, failing a dramatic intervention, signals the end of our democracy...read more

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9781568587073 | Nation Books, June 11, 2013, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Fresh from the first 10 billion election campaign, two award-winning authors show how unbridled campaign spending defines our politics and, failing a dramatic intervention, signals the end of our democracy.

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9781568589534 | Nation Books, September 2, 2014, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Foreword by Senator Bernie SandersFresh from the first 10 billion election campaign, two award-winning authors show how unbridled campaign spending defines our politics and, failing a dramatic intervention, signals the end of our democracy.

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Product Description: Fire fighters need up-to-date, comprehensive training materials to thoroughly prepare for any situation that may arise. The National Fire Protection Association and the International Association of Fire Chiefs have joined forces to develop new fire fighter training materials.
By Robert W. McChesney (foreword by)

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9780273607533, titled "Corporate Strategy" | Financial Times Management, November 1, 1997, cover price $59.50 | also contains Corporate Strategy | About this edition: Fire fighters need up-to-date, comprehensive training materials to thoroughly prepare for any situation that may arise.

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Product Description: Hailed as “important” (Truthdig) and praised for its “excellent insight” (Patricia J. Williams, The Nation), Digital Disconnect, by activist and “exemplary public intellectual” (Choice) Robert W. McChesney, skewers the assumption that a society drenched in information in a digital age is inherently a democratic one...read more

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9781595588678 | New Pr, March 5, 2013, cover price $27.95

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9781620970317 | Reprint edition (New Pr, September 2, 2014), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Hailed as “important” (Truthdig) and praised for its “excellent insight” (Patricia J.

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Product Description: The days of boom and bubble are over, and the time has come to understand the long-term economic reality. Although the Great Recession officially ended in June 2009, hopes for a new phase of rapid economic expansion were quickly dashed...read more

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9781583673133 | Monthly Review Pr, September 1, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The days of boom and bubble are over, and the time has come to understand the long-term economic reality.

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Product Description: In early 2011, the nation was stunned to watch Wisconsin’s state capitol in Madison come under sudden and unexpected occupation by union members and their allies. The protests to defend collective bargaining rights were militant and practically unheard of in this era of declining union power...read more
By Robert W. McChesney (foreword by) and Michael D. Yates (editor)

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9781583672808 | Monthly Review Pr, March 1, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In early 2011, the nation was stunned to watch Wisconsin’s state capitol in Madison come under sudden and unexpected occupation by union members and their allies.

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Product Description: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report have attracted much interest in recent years from popular audiences as well as scholars in various disciplines. Both Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have been named on Time magazine's list of the most influential people in the world...read more
By Amarnath Amarasingam (editor) and Robert W. McChesney (foreword by)

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9780786458868 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 4, 2011, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report have attracted much interest in recent years from popular audiences as well as scholars in various disciplines.

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Product Description: The sudden meltdown of the news media has sparked one of the liveliest debates in recent memory, with an outpouring of opinion and analysis crackling across journals, the blogosphere, and academic publications. Yet, until now, we have lacked a comprehensive and accessible introduction to this new and shifting terrain...read more
By Robert W. McChesney (editor) and Victor Pickard (editor)

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9781595585486 | New Pr, May 3, 2011, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The sudden meltdown of the news media has sparked one of the liveliest debates in recent memory, with an outpouring of opinion and analysis crackling across journals, the blogosphere, and academic publications.

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Product Description: American journalism is collapsing as newspapers and magazines fail and scores of reporters are laid off across the country. Conventional wisdom says the Internet is to blame, but veteran journalists and media critics Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols disagree...read more

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9781568586052 | 1 edition (Nation Books, January 5, 2010), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Daily newspapers are closing across America.

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9781568586366 | Reprint edition (Nation Books, July 12, 2011), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: American journalism is collapsing as newspapers and magazines fail and scores of reporters are laid off across the country.

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Product Description: In Communication Revolution—both a sharp and cogent analysis of the history of media studies and a clarion call for citizen participation—Robert McChesney argues that with the Internet and wireless technology set to overtake traditional media, we have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to build a more egalitarian communication system...read more

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9781595582072 | New Pr, October 30, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A provocative critique of media studies by the author of the award-winning Rich Media, Poor Democracy is a historical analysis that evaluates the communication revolution currently influencing twenty-first-century life, arguing that media scholarship has become increasingly irrelevant and requires new perspectives on the role and understanding of communication studies.
9780135006795, titled "Progress in Nuclear Physics: Proceedings of the Second International Conference and Spring School on Medium and High Energy Nuclear Physics, Part B" | Appleton & Lange, April 1, 1991, cover price $185.00 | also contains Progress in Nuclear Physics: Proceedings of the Second International Conference and Spring School on Medium and High Energy Nuclear Physics, Part B

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9781595584137 | New Pr, December 1, 2008, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In Communication Revolution—both a sharp and cogent analysis of the history of media studies and a clarion call for citizen participation—Robert McChesney argues that with the Internet and wireless technology set to overtake traditional media, we have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to build a more egalitarian communication system.

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Product Description: The influence of media on society is unquestioned. Its reach penetrates nearly every corner of the world and every aspect of life. But it has also been a contested realm, embodying class politics and the interests of monopoly capital...read more

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9781583671627 | Monthly Review Pr, May 1, 2008, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The influence of media on society is unquestioned.

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9781583671610 | Monthly Review Pr, May 1, 2008, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The influence of media on society is unquestioned.

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Product Description: Thomas Frank called Tragedy and Farce “an appeal to reason in a dark time.” Including the sharpest analysis of 2004 election coverage yet and the first detailed look at the burgeoning media reform movement, this book is both an exposé and a call to action...read more

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9781595580160 | New Pr, November 1, 2005, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Analyzes the media's role in the United States, contending that a lack of popular information determined the 2004 election, and explores the influence of politics on twenty-first-century journalism trends.

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9781595581297 | New Pr, November 1, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Thomas Frank called Tragedy and Farce “an appeal to reason in a dark time.

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Product Description: How has American radio—once a grassroots, community-based medium—become a generic service that primarily benefits owners and shareholders and prohibits its listeners from receiving diversity of opinions, ideas, and entertainment through local programming? In The Quieted Voice: The Rise and Demise of Localism in American Radio, Robert L...read more

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9780809326730, titled "Quieted Voice: The Rise And Demise Of Localism In American Radio" | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, October 3, 2005, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: How has American radio—once a grassroots, community-based medium—become a generic service that primarily benefits owners and shareholders and prohibits its listeners from receiving diversity of opinions, ideas, and entertainment through local programming?

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9780809326747 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, October 3, 2005, cover price $29.50 | About this edition: How has American radio—once a grassroots, community-based medium—become a generic service that primarily benefits owners and shareholders and prohibits its listeners from receiving diversity of opinions, ideas, and entertainment through local programming?

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Product Description: Co-edited by acclaimed media scholar Robert W. McChesney, the book features chapters by Bill Moyers, FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, Rep. Bernie Sanders, and Newspaper Guild president Linda Foley, among many others. With the American political landscape dominated by the influence of big business, the timing of The Future of Media could hardly be more precipitous...read more
By Robert W. McChesney (editor), Bill D. Moyers (foreword by), Russell Newman (editor) and Ben Scott (editor)

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9781583226797 | Seven Stories Pr, April 1, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Co-edited by acclaimed media scholar Robert W.

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Their analyses locate recent developments within a longer historical arc, and set out the central questions for research and debate: is US unilateralism and militarism a sign of the increasing strength of the world's only remaining superpower? Or a desperate response to the erosion of the strategy it developed for ensuring its leadership over.
By John Bellamy Foster (editor) and Robert W. McChesney (editor)

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9780745323589 | Pluto Pr, November 20, 2004, cover price $64.00 | About this edition: Shows how transnational corporations use lobby groups to shape EU policy.
9781583671122 | Monthly Review Pr, August 1, 2004, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This volume gathers the work of leading left-wing analysts of imperialism to examine the burning question of our time—the nature and prospects of the U.

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9780745323572 | Pluto Pr, November 20, 2004, cover price $21.50 | About this edition: Their analyses locate recent developments within a longer historical arc, and set out the central questions for research and debate: is US unilateralism and militarism a sign of the increasing strength of the world's only remaining superpower?
9781583671115 | Monthly Review Pr, August 1, 2004, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: This volume gathers the work of leading left-wing analysts of imperialism to examine the burning question of our time—the nature and prospects of the U.

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Product Description: The FCC’s recent controversial decision to roll back restrictions on media conglomeration produced an outpouring of protest and dissent; more than 700,000 Americans personally registered complaints along with organizations as diverse as NOW and the NRA...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Robert W. McChesney (editor) and Ben Scott (editor)

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9781565849174 | New Pr, May 1, 2004, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The FCC’s recent controversial decision to roll back restrictions on media conglomeration produced an outpouring of protest and dissent; more than 700,000 Americans personally registered complaints along with organizations as diverse as NOW and the NRA.

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9781565848559 | New Pr, May 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The FCC’s recent controversial decision to roll back restrictions on media conglomeration produced an outpouring of protest and dissent; more than 700,000 Americans personally registered complaints along with organizations as diverse as NOW and the NRA.

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Product Description: The symptoms of the crisis of the U.S. media are well-known—a decline in hard news, the growth of info-tainment and advertorials, staff cuts and concentration of ownership, increasing conformity of viewpoint and suppression of genuine debate...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781583671061 | Monthly Review Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The symptoms of the crisis of the U.

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9781583671054 | Monthly Review Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The symptoms of the crisis of the U.

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9781583671016 | Monthly Review Pr, December 1, 2003, cover price $70.00

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9781583671009 | Monthly Review Pr, December 1, 2003, cover price $19.95

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Argues that the popular host of the Fox television program is following a conservative agenda despite his denials and attempts to expose O'Reilly's misstatements, bias, and error in his reporting.
By Peter Hart and Robert W. McChesney (foreword by)

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9781583226018 | 1 edition (Seven Stories Pr, September 1, 2003), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Argues that the popular host of the Fox television program is following a conservative agenda despite his denials and attempts to expose O'Reilly's misstatements, bias, and error in his reporting.

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Product Description: Our Media, Not Theirs! The Democratic Struggle Against Corporate Media examines how the current media system in the United States undermines democracy, and what we can do to change it. McChesney and Nichols begin by detailing how the media system has come to be dominated by a handful of transnational conglomerates that use their immense political and economic power to saturate the population with commercial messages...read more

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9781583225493 | Seven Stories Pr, December 1, 2002, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Our Media, Not Theirs!

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