Fighting for Air

The Battle to Control America's Media
CD - unabridged
Audio (9 discs)
Product Number: DD5739
Released: Feb 01, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781433274411
Narrator/s: Tom Weiner
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Description

This groundbreaking investigative work by a critically acclaimed sociologist exposes the corporate takeover of local news and what it means for all Americans. Early in the morning of January 18, 2002, a train derailment near Minot, North Dakota, sent a cloud of poisonous gas drifting toward the small town. Minot's fire and rescue departments were unable to get word out by radio because Clear Channel, which is canned programming, operated all six radio stations-resulting in one death and more than a thousand injuries. Eric Klinenberg's Fighting for Air takes us into the world of preprogrammed radio shows, empty television news stations, and copycat newspapers to show how corporate ownership and control of local media undermines American political and cultural life.

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eAudio
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Author(s): Eric Klinenberg
Narrator(s): Tom Weiner
Product Number Z100097180
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781483051321
eBook
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Author(s): Eric Klinenberg
Product Number EB00094722
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
ISBN: #9781429923606

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