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Selling Free Enterprise: The Business Assault on Labor and Liberalism, 1945-60 by Elizabeth A. Fones-Wolf1994
Last Rights: Revisiting Four Theories of the Press by John C. Nerone1995
Taking the Risk Out of Democracy: Corporate Propaganda versus Freedom and Liberty by Alex Carey1997
WCFL, Chicago's Voice of Labor, 1926-78 by Nathan Godfried1997
We Called Each Other Comrade: Charles H. Kerr & Company, Radical Publisher by Allen Ruff1997
Media, Market, and Democracy in China: Between the Party Line and the Bottom Line by Yuezhi Zhao1998
Print Culture in a Diverse America by James Philip Danky1998
E. W. Scripps and the Business of Newspapers by Gerald J. Baldasty1999
The Newspaper Indian: Native American Identity in the Press, 1820-90 by John Coward1999
Picturing the Past: Media, History, and Photography by Bonnie Brennen1999
Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times by Robert W. McChesney1999
Citizen Critics: Literary Public Spheres by Rosa A. Eberly2000
Communities of Journalism: A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers by David Paul Nord2001
From Yahweh to Yahoo!: The Religious Roots of the Secular Press by Doug Underwood2002
The Struggle for Control of Global Communication: The Formative Century by Jill Hills2002
The Consumer Trap: Big Business Marketing in America by Michael Dawson2003
Fanatics and Fire-eaters: Newspapers and the Coming of the Civil War by Lorman A. Ratner2003
How Free Can the Press Be? by Randall P. Bezanson2003
Cultural Politics and the Mass Media: Alaska Native Voices by Beverly James2004
Journalism in the Movies by Matthew C. Ehrlich2004
Democracy, Inc.: The Press and Law in the Corporate Rationalization of the Public Sphere by David S. Allen2005
Investigated Reporting: Muckrakers, Regulators, and the Struggle over Television Documentary by Chad Raphael2005
Women Making News: Gender and Journalism in Modern Britain by Michelle Elizabeth Tusan2005
Prologue to a Farce: Communication and Democracy in America by Mark Lloyd2006
Speech Rights in America: The First Amendment, Democracy, and the Media by Laura Stein2006
Waves of opposition : labor and the struggle for democratic radio by Elizabeth A. Fones-Wolf2006
Freedom from Advertising: E. W. Scripps's Chicago Experiment by Duane C.S. Stoltzfus2007
Outside the Box: Corporate Media, Globalization, and the UPS Strike by Deepa Kumar2007
Everything Was Better in America: Print Culture in the Great Depression by David Welky2008
The Scripps Newspapers Go to War, 1914-18 by Dale Zacher2008
Muting Israeli Democracy: How Media and Cultural Policy Undermine Free Expression by Amit M. Schejter2009
Normative Theories of the Media: Journalism in Democratic Societies by Clifford G. Christians2009
Radio's Hidden Voice: The Origins of Public Broadcasting in the United States by Hugh Richard Slotten2009
Key Concepts in Critical Cultural Studies by Linda Steiner2010
Refiguring Mass Communication: A History by Peter Simonson2010
Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement by Aniko Bodroghkozy2012
The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture (History of Communication) by Jared Gardner2012
Saving the World: A Brief History of Communication for Development and Social Change by Emile G. McAnany2012

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  1. No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies by Naomi Klein (1999)
  2. Corporate Media and the Threat to Democracy by Robert W. McChesney (1997)
  3. Our Media, Not Theirs by John Nichols (2002)
  4. The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe by Elizabeth L. Eisenstein (1983)
  5. Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy (Bk Currents) by Ted Nace (2003)
  6. Haymarket Scrapbook by Dave Roediger (1986)
  7. The Lexicon of Labor: More Than 500 Key Terms, Biographical Sketches, and Historical Insights Concerning Labor in America by R. Emmett Murray (1998)
  8. The Problem of the Media: U.S. Communication Politics in the Twenty-First Century by Robert W. McChesney (2004)
  9. The Global Media: The Missionaries of Global Capitalism (Media Studies) by Ed Herman (1997)
  10. Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media by Edward S. Herman (1988)
  11. The Industrial Worker, 1840-1860: The Reaction of American Industrial Society to the Advance of the Industrial Revolution by Norman Ware (1964)
  12. Rebels, Reds, Radicals: Rethinking Canada's Left History by Ian McKay (2005)
  13. The Disposable American: Layoffs and Their Consequences by Louis Uchitelle (2006)
  14. Institutions of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the United States by Thomas Augst (2007)
  15. Golden Rule: The Investment Theory of Party Competition and the Logic of Money-Driven Political Systems by Thomas Ferguson (1995)

Series description

Series Editors: Robert W. McChesney and John C. Nerone

"This series invites original and well-researched books on the history of media--radio, TV, newspapers, magazines, the Internet--and on their many functions as reporters, advertisers, opinion leaders, public relations for government and corporate interests, and businesses that compete with each other. Histories of major media, biographies of important figures, and studies of key events in communications are welcome. Essay collections are not encouraged. "
From the University of Illinois series page.

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