Date/Time: 05/12/2005 12:00 am
TRAGEDY AND FARCE: HOW THE AMERICAN MEDIA SELL WARS, SPIN ELECTIONS, AND DESTROY DEMOCRACY Monday, December 5, 8 pm
The New School, The Theresa Lang Student and Community Center, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor Free admission; reservations required at 212-229-5488 or firstname.lastname@example.org John Nichols, Washington correspondent of The Nation, and award-winning author and media critic Robert W. McChesney lay out one of today’s broadest and most hard-hitting media critiques. Using the 2004 presidential election and the war in Iraq as case studies, Nichols and McChesney will chart the precipitous fall in standards for political and international reportage in the U.S., document the disastrous consequences of embedded news, and report on the burgeoning, and inspiring, media reform movement in the U.S. Presented by The New School Media Studies and Film Department.
TICKETS: Tickets can be purchased through The New School Box Office, 66 West 12 th Street, main floor, MondayThursday, 1-8 pm, Friday, 1-7 pm, 212-229-5488 or email@example.com.
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