About the Author
Robert Jensen is an associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism, where he teaches courses in media law, ethics, and politics. Jensen also serves as the director of the universitys Senior Fellows Honors Program of the College of Communication. Since joining the UT faculty in 1992, Jensen has published four critical books on media and power; Getting Off; Pornography and the End of Masculinity (South End Press, 2007); The Heart of Whiteness; Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege (City Lights, 2005); Citizens of the Empire; The Struggle to Claim Our Humanity (City Lights, 2004); and Writing Dissent; Taking Radical Ideas from the Margins to the Mainstream (Peter Lang, 2002). In addition to these texts, Jensen writes for both the alternative and mainstream popular media, with opinion and analytic pieces on politics, power, and race appearing in papers across the country. He has appeared on-air at FOX, MSNBC, and CNN, and numerous community and commercial radio stations in Los Angeles, New York, Berkeley, and Houston.
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