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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JULY 2, 2002
4:40 PM
CONTACT:  Congressman Bernie Sanders
Joel Barkin, (202) 225-4115
Rep. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Rep. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) To Hold Symposium on "Corporate Control of The Media"
 

WASHINGTON - July 2 -

Thursday July 11th, 2002

at 3:30 p.m.

Rep. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Rep. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) To Hold Symposium on

"Corporate Control of The Media "

Congressman Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Congressman Sherrod Brown (D-OH) will hold a symposium on "Corporate Control of the Media" in Washington, DC, featuring three of the country's leading experts on the issue. Robert McChesney, author of "Rich Media, Poor Democracy," John Nichols, co-author of "It's the Media, Stupid" and The Nation magazine's Washington correspondent and Linda Foley, president of the Newspaper Guild, will join the Congressmen at a symposium on Thursday, July 11th, 3:30 p.m. in the U.S. Capitol room HC-9.

Congressmen Sanders and Brown are holding the symposium to discuss the issue of growing corporate control over the media, especially the increasing degree to which a small number of huge corporations decide what the American people see, hear and read.

What:

Symposium - Sanders, Brown and National Media Experts to Discuss Corporate Control of the Media

Who:

- Congressman Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
- Congressman Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
- Robert McChesney, author of "Rich Media, Poor Democracy"
- John Nichols, The Nation magazine's Washington correspondent and co-author of "It's the Media, Stupid"
- Linda Foley, Pres. of The Newspaper Guild

Where:

U.S. Capitol- HC-9

When:
Thursday, July 11 2002 3:30 p.m.

Contact: Joel Barkin, (202) 225-4115

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