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As the mainstream media has become increasingly dependent on advertising revenues for support, it has become an anti-democratic force in society.

 
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Robert McChesney
Robert McChesney
  • Born: December 22, 1952
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Professor, Author, Activist, Journalist

Robert Waterman McChesney is an American professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign as the Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communication. He specializes in the history and political economy of communication, and the role media play in democratic and capitalist societies. He co-founded Free Press, a national media reform organization. From 2002–12, he hosted “Media Matters” weekly radio program every Sunday afternoon on WILL-AM radio.

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