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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
Additional Campus Affiliations
Research Professor, Institute of Communications Research
McChesney, R. W. (2017). Liberalism and the Media. In A. Abraham-Hamanoiel, D. Freedman, G. Khiabany, K. Nash, & J. Petley (Eds.), Liberalism in Neoliberal Times: Dimensions, Contradictions, Limits (pp. 89-94). MIT Press.
McChesney, R. W., & Pickard, V. (2017). News Media as Political Institutions. In K. Kenski, & K. H. Jamieson (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Political Communication Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199793471.013.74
Freedman, D., Obar, J. A., Martens, C., & McChesney, R. W. (Eds.) (2016). Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives . Fordham University Press.
McChesney, R. W. (2016). Journalism is dead! Long live journalism? why democratic societies will need to subsidise future news production. Journal of Media Business Studies, 13(3), 128-135. https://doi.org/10.1080/16522354.2016.1184919
McChesney, R. W. (2016). Missing in action: Engaged U.S. communication research in the context of democratic decline and the digital revolution. International Journal of Communication, 10, 4009-4016.