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Good News

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Master of Arts (M.A.)

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journalism, social change, United States, 20th century, newspapers, radio


A movement to reform the media has grown explosively in the U.S. in the past decade. Using dramatic, real-world case studies of journalism that made a difference, Good News shows why media reform is worth fighting for. A vast, old growth redwood forest was spared the chainsaw. Thousands of Latina janitors in Houston united to boost their poverty level wages. In these and other victories for justice and nature, non-corporate journalists played a crucial role.


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Christian G. Appy