Authors of The Death and Life of American Journalism will visit Denver -- John Nichols and NPR’s Robert McChesney --
DENVER – (April 07, 2010) – If you’re going to talk about the death and life of journalism, why not talk with the experts who have written the book about it?
Robert McChesney and John Nichols, authors of The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that will Begin the World Again, will be presenters at a Peace, Liberty and Justice Forum at Jefferson Unitarian church, 14350 W. 32 Ave., Golden, on Sunday, Apr. 25. A reception is scheduled for 6 p.m. followed by the presentation at 7 p.m.
McChesney and Nichols will also appear on Monday, Apr. 26 at 7 p.m. in Boulder at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder, 5001 Pennsylvania Ave.
McChesney is host of NPR’s Media Matters and a University of Illinois professor. Nichols, a journalist with more than 25 years of experience reporting from 25 countries, is a political blogger for The Nation, associate editor of Capital Times and a regular panelist on MSNBC, CNN and the BBC. Both co-founded of Free Press, a national media reform organization.
McChesney and Nichols argue the loss of a free, viable and informative press could threaten America’s democracy and offer a range of solutions to saving journalism, and by extension, democracy.The presentation is part of Channel 12’s 30th Anniversary Speaker Series and a benefit for the new on-line investigative news project, Colorado Public News. A suggested $10 donation can be made online at www.coloradopublicnews.org or at the door. While in Denver, McChesney and Nichols also will tape a special edition of Colorado Public Television's Studio 12 on the evolution of journalism for broadcast later in the summer.”
A full schedule of air times for programs on KBDI’s three digital channels can be found at www.KBDI.org.
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