With newsrooms downsizing and closing around the country, we take a close look at the current news and media landscape with communications professor Bob McChesney. He covers a range of topics including foreign affairs coverage, the election cycle, threats to independent journalism, and corporate versus public interests. Bob McChesney is an activist scholar and professor […]
Host Jonathan Zarov interviews John Nichols, co-author of the book: People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy. John Nichols, a pioneering political blogger, writes about politics for The Nation magazine as its national affairs correspondent. His posts have been circulated internationally, quoted in numerous books, and mentioned in debates […]
What is the case for establishing a post-capitalist democracy that serves people over corporations? Today host Yuri Rashkin spoke with Robert McChesney on his book “Blowing the Roof Off the 21st Century: Media, Politics,” the unprecedented power of the prison-industrial complex, role of media and what comes next after capitalism.
To kick off pledge drive on A Public Affair on Monday October 14th, our host John Quinlan was joined by Robert McChesney- John Nichols about their newest book “Dollarocracy,” followed by Barbara Wright and Luciano Matheron from WYOU with more information about their new collaboration with the library.