Peter and Mickey spend the hour in conversation with media scholar Robert McChesney, discussing topics from political conditions in the U-S to a plan for financing independent media. McChesney teaches in the Department of Communications at the University of Illinois; among his recent books are”Blowing the Roof Off the Twenty-First Century,” and “Rich Media, Poor Democracy.”
Bernie’s Millennials/Hillary’s Guest list:
Guest #1: Jay Ponti is the Founder & Executive Producer of the 10X Visionary Leaders Summit and affords our young leaders the opportunity to participate in think tank coalitions with global leaders and non-governmental organizations from 10 social movements (Human Rights, Corporate Accountability, Media Reform & Innovation,Environmental Sustainability,The Women’s Movement,Progressive Education Reform, Interfaith Harmony,Health & Wellness,Veteran’s Affairs,Right to Privacy & Net Neutrality).
People get ready: the fight against a jobless economy and a citizen less democracy.
Guest #2: Author Robert McChesney is an American professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign as the Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communication. He specializes in the history and political economy of communication, and the role media play in democratic and capitalist societies. He co-founded Free Press, a national media reform organization. From 2002–12, he hosted “Media Matters” weekly radio program every Sunday afternoon on WILL-AM radio.
Listen to Robert McChesney, the co-author (with John Nichols) of People Get Ready, the coming fight against a jobless economy and a citizen less democracy
The Demise of Mainstream Media And Why It No Longer Matters, with Robert McChesney, Robert Parry, Maria Armoudian.