Tag Archives: John Nichols

The Real Problem With Sinclair by John Nichols

“Our democracy functions best when we have a strong, diverse, and independent local journalism.”

McChesney and Nichols: Free the Media!

It’s time to get back to our roots—the grassroots—to fight for reform of an increasingly monopolistic and manipulative media. by John Nichols and Robert McChesney  Published on Friday, November 8, 2013 by The Nation  CommonDreams.org FFI:  freepress.net It’s time to get rid of corporate control of the Internet. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta) When we helped form the national media-reform network Free Press, […]

Moyers: How Dollarocracy is Destroying America

The money and power behind this week’s election results confirm what everyone knows: democracy is under siege. Corporations buy elections with virtually unlimited cash and big media conglomerates reap billions from political advertising. Published on Friday, November 8, 2013 by Moyers & Company This week on Moyers & Company, Bill talks to John Nichols and Robert McChesney about America’s transformation into […]

Nichols and McChesney> From Billionaires to Big Media: Democracy Up for Grabs

Dollarocracy Panel Moderator:  David Barsamian, Alternative Radio.org Full panel: Published on Apr 11, 2013  videofreepress Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the tab at the top of the page and click on the item of interest to view. WAMMToday is also on FACEBOOK! Check the WAMMToday page for […]

Robert McChesney and John Nichols on “The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again”

 “Like all public goods, we need the resources to get it produced. This is the role of the state and public policy. It will require a subsidy and should be regarded as similar to the education system or the military in that regard.” Click here to view the video. TRANSCRIPT  DemocracyNow.org This is a rush […]

Justice Reality> John Nichols at NCMR 2013> co-founder of FreePress

John Nichols, Nation correspondent, speaks at Saturday’s keynote “Celebrating Our Media Moment,” of the National Conference for Media Reform 2013.  freespeechtv·1,961 videos Published on Apr 11, 2013 John Nichols, Nation correspondent speaks at Saturday’s keynote “Celebrating Our Media Moment,” of the National Conference for Media Reform 2013. FreePress.net Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS […]

“Who will fight for what is right and won’t be sold . . .” Celebrating Our Media Moment

Grammy winner Kimya Dawson, Michael Copps, Amy Goodman, Susan Crawford, John Nichols and much more . . . Published on Apr 7, 2013 Free Speech TV Saturday night’s keynote featured some of the brightest lights in the fight for better media including fiery speeches from top advocates and activists and presentations that celebrate our achievements, outline our […]

Stream Online> Shadows of Liberty: How does corporate control of media threaten democracy?

Shadows of Liberty:  How does corporate control of media threaten democracy? This film has been shown at film festivals around the world, but not in the U.S.  Don’t miss this opportunity to see it in its entirety now. The full film is being streamed online in conjunction with the National Conference on Media Reform in […]