Communications scholar reports on state of media

10/23/07 Dawn Morgan
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Robert McChesney is a communications professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also co-founder of the media reform group Free Press, and has written many books on media issues over the past 15 years.

McChesney’s latest book, Communication Revolution, released this month, explains the critical juncture that media scholars, consumers and policy makers face in the midst of a digital media revolution.

WMNF’s Dawn Morgan spoke with Bob McChesney earlier this week. The second half of this interview, covering McChesney’s founding of the organization Free Press and thoughts on FCC Chairman Martin’s decision to loosen media ownership laws later this year will air on tomorrow's Evening News.

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