Robert McChesney

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General Information

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Name: Robert McChesney

Pen Name: None

Born: 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio

Website: www.robertmcchesney.com

Email: rwmcches@uiuc.edu


Illinois Connection

McChesney currently lives in Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bob McChesney is a research professor in the Institute of Communications Research and the Graduate School of Information and Library Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also host of Media Matters, weekly radio show, featuring him in conversations with a variety of guests.

McChesney co-edits the History of Communication Series for the University of Illinois Press, serves on the editorial boards of several journals, and is a research advisor to numerous academic and civic organizations.

Published Works

  • Global Media, The Missionaries of Global Capitalism, Cassell, 1998
  • Our Media, Not Theirs, The Democratic Struggle Against Corporate Media, Seven Stories Press, 2003
  • The Problem of the Media: U.S. Communication Politics in the Twenty-First Century, Monthly Review, 2004
  • The Political Economy of Media: Enduring Issues, Emerging Dilemmas, Monthly Review, 2008
  • The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again, Nation books, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Our Media, Not Theirs: The Democratic Struggle against Corporate Media (Open Media Series)

ISBN: 1583225498
Release Date: 2002-12-03

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The Problem of the Media: U.S. Communication Politics in the Twenty-First Century

ISBN: 1583671056
Release Date: 2004-03-01

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The Political Economy of Media: Enduring Issues, Emerging Dilemmas

ISBN: 1583671617
Release Date: 2008-05-01

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Literary Awards

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Robert McChesney on WorldCat

Robert McChesney on Amazon

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