Corporate Media and the Threat to Democracy

Corporate Media and the Threat to Democracy

By Robert Waterman McChesney

Seven Stories Press, Paperback, 9781888363470, 79pp.

Publication Date: March 1997


"In this passionate and strikingly lucid essay, Robert McChesney makes clear why all of us should be alarmed about the effects of media mergers on the future of American democracy. This is a must reading for anyone who wants to get a quick understanding of this troubling trend."—Susan J. Douglas, author of Growing Up Female with the Mass Media

About the Author
McChesney is a research associate professor in the Institute of Communications Research and the Graduate School of Information and Library Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.