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Herbert I. Schiller

AKA Herbert Irving Schiller

Born: 5-Nov-1919
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 29-Jan-2000
Location of death: La Jolla, CA
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mass Communications and American Empire

Military service: US Army (WWII, North Africa, 1942-45)

Father: Benjamin Franklin Schiller
Mother: Gertrude Perner
Wife: Anita Rosenbaum (librarian, m. 5-Nov-1946, two sons)
Son: Zach Schiller
Son: Dan Schiller

    University: DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY
    University: BA Social Science, City College of New York (1940)
    University: MA Economics, Columbia University (1941)
    University: PhD, New York University (1960)
    Teacher: Pratt Institute (1950-63)
    Professor: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1963-70)
    Professor: Communications, University of California at San Diego (1970-)

    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    American Association of University Professors
    International Association of Mass Communication Research VP
    Phi Beta Kappa Society

Author of books:
Mass Communications and American Empire (1969)
The Mind Managers (1973)
Communication and Cultural Domination (1976)
Who Knows: Information in the Age of the Fortune 500 (1981)
Information and the Crisis Economy (1984)
Culture, Inc.: The Corporate Takeover of Public Expression (1991)
Information Inequality: The Deepening Social Crisis in America (1996)

Is the subject of documentaries:
Herb Schiller Reads The New York Times, 1981

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