Our Unfree Press: 100 Years of Radical Media Criticism
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Our Unfree Press: 100 Years of Radical Media Criticism

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The FCC’s recent controversial decision to roll back restrictions on media conglomeration produced an outpouring of protest and dissent; more than 700,000 Americans personally registered complaints along with organizations as diverse as NOW and the NRA.

In Our Unfree Press, Robert McChesney and Ben Scott demonstrate that, like the corporations themselves, criticism of media...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published May 14th 2004 by New Press, The (first published May 2004)
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Jess
Jun 28, 2007 Jess rated it 5 of 5 stars
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Thank you for reminding us that nothing has ever been perfect. That there has always been a fight. On the flip side, now that I think about it, in the end, these essays are extremely depressing. Because not only are we losing the battle right now but we've been losing it all along. But, hey, its not over till its over, right?
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An excellent collection of historical and contemporary media criticism -- people have long been thinking critically about media ownership and patterns of influence.
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