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Robert W. McChesney

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Contact Information

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

Research Interests

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

Research Description

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Ph.D., University of Washington

Recent Publications

McChesney, R. W. (2020). Communication as a public good. In Not For Sale: In Defense Of Public Goods (pp. 345-366). Taylor and Francis.

Foster, J. B., Holleman, H., & Mcchesney, R. W. (2019). The U.S. Imperial Triangle and Military Spending. In R. J. González, H. Gusterson, & G. Houtman (Eds.), Militarization: A Reader Duke University Press.

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.

Freedman, D., Obar, J. A., Martens, C., & McChesney, R. W. (Eds.) (2016). Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives . Fordham University Press.

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