"Objective" Disaster: Power, Ideology, and the Failure of the U.S. News Media in the Middle East.

Lecture

Thursday, September 25, 2008 3:00 PM
JC Meeting Room G

The Middle East Studies Program Presents Professor Robert Jensen as he delivers his lecture: "Objective" Disaster: Power, Ideology, and the Failure of the U.S. News Media in the Middle East. Robert Jensen is a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin and board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center. His latest book, All My Bones Shake: Radical Politics in the Prophetic Voice will be published in 2009 by Soft Skull Press. He also is the author of Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity (South End Press, 2007); The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege (City Lights, 2005); Citizens of the Empire: The Struggle to Claim Our Humanity (City Lights, 2004); and Writing Dissent: Taking Radical Ideas from the Margins to the Mainstream (Peter Lang, 2002). Jensen can be reached at rjensen@uts.cc.utexas.edu.

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