Rich Media, Poor Democracy

by Robert W. McChesney
Rich Media, Poor Democracy
  • ISBN-13: 9781565849754
  • Author(s): Robert W. McChesney
  • Subject: Media studies|media studies
  • Publisher: The New Press
  • Imprint: The New Press
  • Publication Date: 16-07-2015
  • Format: p/b

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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 media and communication empires are threatening effective democratic governance. McChesney lays out his vision for what a truly democratic society might look like, offering compelling suggestions for how the media can be reformed as part of a broader program of democratic renewal. This new edition includes a major new preface by McChesney.
About the book

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 media and communication empires are threatening effective democratic governance. McChesney lays out his vision for what a truly democratic society might look like, offering compelling suggestions for how the media can be reformed as part of a broader program of democratic renewal. This new edition includes a major new preface by McChesney.

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