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Media Capitalism, the State, and 21st Century Media Democracy Struggles: An Interview with Robert McChesney

  The Media, the Left, and Power Tanner Mirrlees: Why do you think it is important for progressives to understand the media and participate in media democracy struggles? Robert McChesney: The media is one of the key areas in society where power is exercised, reinforced, and contested.  It is hard to imagine a successful left […]

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The Monthly Review Story: 1949-1984

I wrote this as a paper for a seminar in history during my first year of grad school at the University of Washington in 1984.  It was a labor of love for me because it gave me an opportunity to read every single issue of Monthly Review , all of which were carefully kept in […]

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Stop Postal Rate Hikes

Dear friend, relative, or acquaintance of Bob McChesney, The news media are covering the tragic murders in Virginia this morning, and as they do an extraordinarily significant story is slipping through the cracks. On very rare occasions, I send a message to everyone in my email address book on an issue that I find of […]

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The National Conference for Media Reform

The National Conference for Media Reform Memphis, Tennessee January 12-14, 2007 Media reform is coming to Memphis! Mark your calendar and make your reservations — registration for the 2007 National Conference for Media Reform is now open.  This one-of-a-kind event will take place on January 12-14, 2007, in the home of the blues and birthplace […]

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