News For All The People: The Epic Story Of Race And The American Media

News For All The People: The Epic Story Of Race And The American Media

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From colonial newspapers to the Internet age, Americas racial divisions have played a central role in the creation of the countrys media system, just as the media has contributed toand every so often, combatedracial oppression. This acclaimed bookcalled a masterpiece by the esteemed scholar Robert W. McChesney and chosen as one of 2011s best books by the Progressivereveals how racial segregation distorted the information Americans have received, even as it depicts the struggle of Black, Latino, Asian, and Native American journalists who fought to create a vibrant yet little-known alternative, democratic press.

Written in an exciting, story-driven style and replete with memorable portraits of journalists, both famous and obscure, News for All the People is destined to become the standard history of the American media.

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