John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation.
Charles Lewis, founder and director of the Center for Public Integrity and author of the new book, The Buying of the President.
Molly Ivins, nationally syndicated columnist and best-selling author
Ben Scott, media scholar and congressional staffer for Independent Congressman Bernie Sanders, will discuss the recent and ongoing fight against media conglomeration.
Al Franken, comedian and political satirist.
Linda Foley, president of the Newspaper Guild, Communications Workers of America.
Robert Pollin, UMass economist, will discuss his new book, Contours of Descent.
Paul Krugman, Princeton economist, columnist for the New York Times, and author of The Great Unraveling.
Visiting professor in Afro-American studies, William Patterson, and long-time radio activist, Kimberlie Kranich, discuss the importance of local radio and their innovative work with engaging high school students in producing their own radio documentaries.
Professors Chris Martin and Frank Emspak discuss mainstream media coverage of labor issues. Martin's new book is titled Framed: Labor and the Corporate Media.