Danny Schecter the "News Dissector.
Tracy Van Slyke and Jessica Clark. Van Slyke is the acting publisher and Clark is the managing editor of In These Times, an independent magazine based in Chicago.
Norman Solomon, a syndicated columnist on media and politics. His weekly column Media Beat has been in national syndication since 1992. Solomon's new book War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death was published in early summer 2005 by John Wiley & Sons.
This week we bring you a program featuring excerpts from the 'Can freedom of the press survive media consolidation?' conference run last month on the campus of the University of Illinois. This show includes speeches by Phil Donohue, Naomi Klein and Seymour Hersh.
Featuring excerpts from the 'Can freedom of the press survive media consolidation?' conference run last month on the campus of the University of Illinois. This show includes speeches by Rep. Bernie Sanders and Linda Foley, president of the Newspaper Guild.
Greg Palast, the investigative reporter.
Tim Robbins, the actor, screenwriter, director and producer.
Gore Vidal. We speak to him about What went wrong in Ohio, a recently published report on the conduct of the 2004 presidential election to which Vidal provided the introduction, and also about current politics more generally.
Robert Jensen, a professor of journalism at the University of Texas.
Victor Navasky, publisher of The Nation magazine.