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John Nichols and Robert McChesney on the media and democracy

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Summary:In this program, media experts John Nichols and Robert McChesney join Bill Moyers to examine America's corporate media machine and the dire implications of closed-door deregulatory decisions. Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation, and McChesney, author of "Rich media, poor democracy: communication politics in dubious times", discuss, among other topics, the pernicious influence of corporate interests on the free press, which they contend have become a major barrier to the exercise of democracy.
Contributor:Ganguzza, Mark
Moyers, Bill D
Nichols, John
McChesney, Robert Waterman, 1952-
Provider:Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Mass media United States
Mass media and public opinion United States
Mass media Political aspects United States
Mass media Objectivity United States
Democracy United States
Credits:Host/interviewer, Bill Moyers; interviewees, John Nichols, Robert McChesney.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
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