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Writing Dissent

Robert Jensen is an associate professor of journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, where he has taught since 1992. He is the author of Writing Dissent, The Heart of Whiteness, and Citizens of the Empire. His most recent book is Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity, published by South End Press.

 

In this interview, Jensen discusses how activists can bring dissenting views into the dominant media institutions, the place of institutional analysis in writing, and how activists should approach journalists and editors. He concludes with advice for people who wish to break into citizen journalism.

 

Date: March 3, 2008

 

LengthL 47 min, 13 sec.

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