John Nichols is The Nations 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.
Robert McChesney and John Nichols
The Rise of Professional Journalism
Reconsidering the roots of our profession in an age of media crisis.
Our Media, Not Theirs
Building the U.S. media reform movement
Turning the Tide
It’s time to fight the Enronization of the media.