Anyone who claims to care about the interaction between media and democracy can't not read McChesney's latest. -- Victor Navasky
I found it...the most valuable of three good books [about the media] because he takes the beast directly by the throat... -- Molly Ivins
If Thomas Paine were around, he would have written this book. If Paul Revere was here, he would spread the word. -- Bill Moyers
Those who want to know about the relationship of media and democracy must read this book. -- Neil Postman
[A] rich and penetrating study advances considerably his pioneering work. . . . [A] very significant contribution. -- Noam Chomsky
About the Author
Robert McChesney teaches at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is the author of Telecommunications, Mass Media, and Democracy
and other books on media.