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Tell Somebody

May 24, 2011

As Professor Robert McChesney put it:

“ I think at this point the idea that American journalism is in a deep, profound and existential crisis is almost passe. I think what is less well understood is that such a collapse of journalism is also a crisis for democracy. Self government cannot work without an informed citizenry, and that can’t work without journalism.”

What is the journalism situation in the U.S.?  How does our 'free' press compare with those in other countries?  What are some possible solutions?

The May 24, 2011 edition of Tell Somebody features the remarks of host Tell Somebody as presented to The Community of Reason in Kansas City Missouri on Easter Sunday 2011.

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