Media Matters

WILL - Media Matters - May 31, 2009

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky, the prominent linguist and political activist


(Duration: 58:33)

WILL - Media Matters - May 17, 2009

Chris Hedges, columnist for Truthdig

Chris Hedges, columnist for Truthdig


(Duration: 59:43)

Our guest this week is Chris Hedges. Hedges, who writes a weekly column for Truthdig that is published every Monday, is currently a senior fellow at The Nation Institute and a Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and the Anschutz Distinguished Fellow at Princeton University. He spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. He is the author of several books, including War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning and most recently When Atheism Becomes Religion: America's New Fundamentalists.

WILL - Media Matters - May 10, 2009

David Barsamian


(Duration: 59:44)

Our guest this week is David Barsamian, host and producer of Alternative Radio-the award-winning, Boulder-based internationally broadcast program. His books include Targeting Iran, Confronting Empire with Eqbal Ahmad and Speaking of Empire & Resistance with Tariq Ali. Barsamian has been to Pakistan several times this year, and has broadcast a series of programs on Pakistan and Afghanistan.

WILL - Media Matters - May 03, 2009

Danny Schechter, the News Dissector


(Duration: 58:52)

Our guest this week is Danny Schechter, the News Dissector. Schechter is editor of, and produces a daily blog analyzing the news media.

Schechter is the producer and/or director of numerous film and television documentaries. He has written several books, including The More You Watch, The Less You Know. His latest book is Plunder: Investigating our Economic Calamity and the Subprime Scandal.