Money talks

Co-authors John Nichols (right) and Robert Waterman McChesney, answer audience questions after discussing their new book, Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex Is Destroying America, last Wednesday at Snell Library as part of the Meet the Author series.

McChesney is a professor of communications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Nichols is a political journalist for The Nation magazine and the associate editor of the Capital Times. They both founded Free Press, a national media reform organization.

Photo by Mariah Tauger.