Robert McChesney and John Nichols
John Nichols is The Nation‘s Washington D.C. correspondent and the associate editor for the Capital Times in Madison, Wisc. His articles have appeared in many newspapers.
Robert W. McChesney is a professor of communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a former editor of Monthly Review. He is the author of many books, including Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times. He hosts Media Matters on WILL-AM radio.
McChesney and Nichols have co-authored the books It’s the Media, Stupid! (Seven Stories), Our Media, Not Theirs (Seven Stories), Tragedy and Farce: How the American Media Sell Wars, Spin Elections, and Destroy Democracy (The New Press) and, most recently, The Death and Life of American Journalism (Nation Books). McChesney and Nichols are the co-founders of Free Press, the nation’s media-reform network.
The Rise of Professional Journalism
Reconsidering the roots of our profession in an age of media crisis. MORE
Features · December 8, 2005
Our Media, Not Theirs
Building the U.S. media reform movement MORE
Features · March 24, 2003
Turning the Tide
Its time to fight the Enronization of the media. MORE
Features · March 15, 2002