2010 Special Event: The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution That Will Begin the World Again

with Robert McChesney and John Nichols

The Silha Center is proud to co-sponsor this event with the Minnesota Journalism Center and the University of Minnesota Bookstore. The event will feature a lecture by Robert McChesney and John Nichols, followed by a book signing.

Robert W. McChesney, Ph.D. is the Gutsgell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. McChesney has written or produced seventeen books, and was listed by the Utne Reader as one of the "50 visionaries who are changing the world."

John Nichols is The Nation’s Washington correspondent and the associate editor of The Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune and dozens of other newspapers. Mr. Nichols has covered seven presidential elections and is the author or coauthor of eight books on media and politics.

Nichols and McChesney are the co-founders of Free Press, a national media reform agency. The Death and Life of American Journalism (published by Nation Books this January) is their sixth book together.

Event Location

130 Murphy Hall

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