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Communication revolution : critical junctures and the future of media

Author: Robert Waterman McChesney
Publisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., 2007.
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Media scholar McChesney debunks the conventional wisdom that the current communication revolution the growth of the Internet and wireless technology is beyond the control of average citizens. The nation is at a critical juncture when growing corporate public relations and the commercial stranglehold on journalism threaten press freedom we have taken for granted for generations, McChesney warns. Unless citizens  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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McChesney, Robert Waterman, 1952-
Communication revolution.
New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., 2007
(OCoLC)607665770
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Waterman McChesney
ISBN: 9781595582072 159558207X 9781595584137 1595584137
OCLC Number: 124031823
Description: xviii, 301 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Crisis in Communication, Crisis for Society --
Rise and Fall of the Political Economy of Communication --
Historical Turn, Critical Junctures, and "Five Truths" --
Moment of Truth.
Responsibility: Robert W. McChesney.
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From America's leading media scholar, a controversial critique of media studies.  Read more...

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"Robert McChesney is the conscience of the media in America." —Charles Lewis, founder of the Center for Public Integrity

 
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