Dollarocracy: The Money and Media Election Complex That is Destroying America

Robert McChesney, professor, speech communication.Join us as we welcome Department of Communication alumnus Robert McChesney (M.A., 1986; Ph.D. 1989) to the UW campus on November 12 at 7 p.m. in Kane Hall 130. He will be speaking about his new book “Dollarocracy: The Money and Media Election Complex That is Destroying America” with co-author John Nichols. They will also discuss issues raised in McChesney’s other recent book, “Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy.” RSVP here.

“Massive unaccountable campaign donations, collapsing journalism, rampant corruption and the Internet are shaking the foundation of American democracy, contributing arguably the greatest political crisis in at least a century.”