Michael Schudson

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Michael Schudson, a professor of communications at the University of California at San Diego, is the author of The Good Citizen: A History of American Civic Life , published last year by Free Press.

Articles by this Contributor

October 1994

It emerged just a century and a half ago as an unrespectable reporter’s gimmick but came to dominate newsgathering

October 1999

VOTER TURNOUT MAY BE DOWN IN RECENT YEARS, BUT THE INVOLVEMENT OF THE COMMON CITIZEN HAS GROWN TO FAR SURPASS ANYTHING THE FOUNDING FATHERS EVER DREAMED OF