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Research Interests

Political economy of communication; 20th century media history; international communication; media and communication policy; media and social change.

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Ph.D., University of Washington

Office Address

3001 Lincoln Hall, MC-456
702 S Wright Street
Urbana IL 61801

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Research Output

Liberalism and the Media

McChesney, R. W., Jun 2017, Liberalism in Neoliberal Times: Dimensions, Contradictions, Limits. Abraham-Hamanoiel, A., Freedman, D., Khiabany, G., Nash, K. & Petley, J. (eds.). MIT Press, p. 89-94

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

News Media as Political Institutions

McChesney, R. W. & Pickard, V., Aug 2017, The Oxford Handbook of Political Communication. Kenski, K. & Jamieson, K. H. (eds.). Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy

    McChesney, R. W. & Nichols, J., Mar 8 2016, New York: Nation Books. 368 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook