FDL Book Salon Welcomes Robert W. McChesney, Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy

By: Sunday April 21, 2013 1:59 pm

hen Bob McChesney raises the alarm about a media issue, I say pay attention. Even if no one else is sounding the alarm, pay attention. Why? Because no one spends more time than McChesney engaged in the serious endeavor of figuring out how we now communicate, how we will communicate, how powerful media corporations seek to influence that communication, and how government agencies can and do fail to protect the public interest in a wide-open and wide-ranging democratic discourse.

That’s what McChesney has done with Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy.

 

How Do We Vacation in the Digital Communications Era?

By: Sunday July 25, 2010 9:04 am

In today’s world of multiple electronic connections, the line between work and leisure can become blurred. I choose to embrace that blurring, but I can understand those folks who see it as a trap.

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