Bob McChesney, professor of communications at University Champaign-Urbana and media critic, is one of the co-creators of the media reform organization Free Press. Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to hear our interview with the renowned author!
Has there been a rampant increase in sexism towards women displayed in the media? For example, the Gamer Gate controversy or the Jian Ghomeshi case–or has it always been this way? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!
Are you troubled by the ways in which the mainstream media have been framing the ongoing Ukraine crisis? Do you notice that the major press outlets have been working to shape public opinion in preparation for an increasing confrontation with Russia? Are you trying to get a better handle on what all the media surrounding the Ukraine crisis means, at least another angle? Interested in another perspective other than what you’re getting from “the News” — the stenographers of power”?
On Thursday February 21st, host Allen Ruff kicked off the Pledge Drive with an in-depth interview with author and professor Bob McChesney. They discussed McChesney’s recently published book, “Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy.”
In this special pledge drive edition on Thursday October 11, Tony Castaneda spoke with Norman Stockwell, who will be speaking at and taking part in the Economic Democracy Conference, taking place in Madison this Oct 11 – 14. This is “the first ever conference of its kind” explains Stockwell, “Madison is really…a very appropriate […]