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Is the Medium the Message? Corporatization of the Media

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In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Geraldo Rivera, Tim Zagat, Amy Goodman, Rachel Sklar, Carol Jenkins, Bill Pullman, Bob Simon, John Ziegler, Juan Williams, Kevin Macdonald , Mary Alice Williams, and Stephen Cannell to see what they had to say about the changing face of our news media.

WATCH Part I:

Corporatization Of The Medium Part 1 from Kimberly Butler on Vimeo.

WATCH Part II:

Corporatization Of The Medium Part 2 from Kimberly Butler on Vimeo.

Join us again on Thursday to see what these newsmakers had to say about 'Freeing Up the Press.'

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