Listen to NAMLE member, John McManus discuss his new book, his career, and the importance of informed civic engagement through the consumption of quality news. Media Matters is the weekly public radio show of Media Literacy champion Bob McChesney.
from Media Matters: “Detecting Bull: How to Identify Bias and Junk Journalism in Print, Broadcast and on the Wild Web – John McManus on Media Matters with Bob McChesney
John McManus directs Grade the News. A former newspaper reporter, journalism professor and media researcher, he has written extensively about media, particularly about how markets shape news. His book, Market-Driven Journalism: Let the Citizen Beware? won the Society of Professional Journalists’ Research Prize in 1994. He earned his Ph.D. at Stanford University. His latest book is “Detecting Bull.” Join the conversation at 1pm on WILL AM580. http://www.gradethenews.org, http://www.detectingbull.com/“