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Robert Jensen on Media Consumption Crisis

University of Texas Professor Robert Jensen will speak on “Media Consumption Crises.” Jensen will discuss the relationship of hyper-mediated culture and mass-marketed consumption to social and ecological crises. How do contemporary news and entertainment media shape our understanding of self and society? How does contemporary consumerism affect the larger living world? How should we understand the multiple, cascading crises of our time? Jensen, who teaches in the School of Journalism, is the author of Plain Radical: Living, Loving, and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully. Location: Austin Community College, Pinnacle Campus, 10th Floor Conference Room, 7748 Highway 290 West, Austin Filmed and Edited by Jeff Zavala and Grace Alfar Austin Indymedia http://austin.indymedia.org

Interview with Robert Jensen on Media Consumption Crisis

This interview features Dr. Robert Jensen with an in-depth look at current societal concerns nationally and on the global stage. University of Texas Professor Robert Jensen speaks on “Media Consumption Crises.” Jensen discusses the relationship of hyper-mediated culture and mass-marketed consumption to social and ecological crises. How do contemporary news and entertainment media shape our understanding of self and society? How does contemporary consumerism affect the larger living world? How should we understand the multiple, cascading crises of our time? Jensen, who teaches in the School of Journalism, is the author of Plain Radical: Living, Loving, and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully. Location: Austin Community College, Pinnacle Campus, 10th Floor Conference Room, 7748 Highway 290 West, Austin Filmed and Edited by Jeff Zavala and Grace Alfar Austin Indymedia http://austin.indymedia.org

David Barsamian on "Global Democratic Uprisings and Challenges to U.S. Empire"

Radio broadcaster and author David Barsamian, the founder and director of Alternative Radio, will discuss his latest series of interviews with Noam Chomsky in the book Power Systems: Conversations on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire.

Location: MonkeyWrench Books, 110 E. North Loop, Austin, 78751

Videography/Editing by Jeffry Zavala & Grace Alfar. 

A ZGraphix Video Production. 

Mega-Mergers & the Future of the Internet - SXSW 2012

Capitalism, the State, and the left re: the sacred myth of 911

 

Robert McChesney - A Last Sunday Special Event

 

Robert W. McChesney, the Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is one of the country’s leading scholars of mass media and critics of the failures of our corporate media system. In this lecture he will discuss his most recent book, written with John Nichols, is The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again, which offers strategies for expanding the democratic potential of media in the digital age.

Filmed, Edited & Produced for Austin Indymedia by Jeff Zavala

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AUSTIN INDYMEDIA EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW OF ROBERT McCHESNEY

 

 

AUSTIN INDYMEDIA EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW OF ROBERT McCHESNEY

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