Gans makes suggestions about what the news media can do to recapture its role in American society and what political changes might move the country closer to a true citizen's democracy. Touching on questions of critical national importance, this work sheds new light on the vital importance of a healthy news media for a healthy democracy.

Democracy and the News 2004, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195173277

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Democracy and the News 2003, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195151329