Michael Schudson



GUEST: Michael Shudson is an award-winning, best-selling author, historian and sociologist. He teaches at the Columbia Journalism School. Faculty page. Wikipedia. Amazon.


TOPIC: Michael joins Coy to discuss his book, The Good Citizen, a history of the ideas and ideals of citizenship and democracy in America. He considers the issues and challenges facing journalism today, the impacts positive and negative of new media and the internet, and the role of a free press in supporting civic life today.

ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE: Thursday, August 7, 2014.