Thursday, November 6, 2008

Reuben Torres and Dr. Brasch Debate on Barack's Historical Win

Professor Walter Brasch, Ph.D. and liberal activist will be the guest this Tuesday on the radio show, “ Let’s Get Real With Reuben Torres .” He will be debating fiscal conservative talk radio host, Reuben Torres on Barack’s historical win, the status of the Global and U.S.A economy, Free Trade agreements , political corruption and the future of the two political parties in America .

WALTER M. BRASCH, Ph.D.—an award-winning former newspaper reporter and editor in California , Iowa , Indiana , and Ohio—is a university professor of journalism and mass communications, and author of a biweekly syndicated newspaper column. Walter is also the author of dozens of magazine articles, several multimedia productions, and has worked in the film industry and as a copy writer and political consultant. Walter is the author 14 books, most of them focusing upon the fusion of historical and contemporary social issues, including Sinking the Ship of State: The Presidency of George W. Bush, The Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina, America's Unpatriotic Acts: The Federal Government's Violation of Constitutional and Civil Rights (2005); Black English and the Mass Media (1981); Forerunners of Revolution: Muckrakers and the American Social Conscience (1991); With Just Cause: The Unionization of the American Journalist (1991); Brer Rabbit, Uncle Remus, and the 'Cornfield Journalist': The Tale of Joel Chandler Harris (2000); The Joy of Sax: America During the Bill Clinton Era (2001); and Sex and the Single Beer Can (2004). He also is co-author of Social Foundations of the Mass Media (2001) and The Press and the State (1986), awarded Outstanding Academic Book distinction by Choice magazine, published by the American Library Association.magazine, published by the American Library Association.

During the past decade, Walter has won more than 100 regional and national media awards from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, Society of Professional Journalists, National Federation of Press Women, Pennsylvania Press Club, Pennsylvania Women's Press Association, Pennwriters, International Association of Business Communicators, Pacific Coast Press Club, and Press Club of Southern California.

Walter is the president of the Pennsylvania Press Club, and was president of the Keystone State professional chapter and deputy regional director of the Society of Professional Journalists, from which he received the Director's Award and the National Freedom of Information Award. He is founding coordinator of Pennsylvania Journalism Educators. He is a member of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, Author's Guild ,National Writers Union (UAW/AFL-CIO), and The Newspaper Guild (CWA/AFL-CIO). Walter is listed in, Who's Who in America, Contemporary Authors, and Who's Who in the Media.

Dr. Brasch earned an A.B. in sociology from San Diego State College, an M.A. in journalism from Ball State University , and a Ph.D. in mass communication/ journalism, with a cognate area in language and culture studies, from Ohio University .

“Lets Get Real With Reuben Torres" is an open forum where topics on politics, immigration, health, education, and other global issues, that affect our country and the world at large, are discussed and debated at local, national, and global levels. "Lets Get Real With Reuben Torres " will air this Tuesday evening from 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm unless otherwise stated.

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