Inventing Reality: The Politics of News Media / Edition 2

Inventing Reality: The Politics of News Media / Edition 2

by Michael Parenti
     
 


Taking a critical perspective on the economics and politics of "presenting" the news, this topical supplement argues that the media systematically distorts news coverage.See more details below

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Taking a critical perspective on the economics and politics of "presenting" the news, this topical supplement argues that the media systematically distorts news coverage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312020132
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/15/1992
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.55(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents


1. From Cronkite''''s Complaint to Orwell''''s Oversight. 2. "Freedom of the Press Belongs to the Man Who Owns One" 3. Who Controls the News? 4. Objectivity and Government Manipulation. 5. The Big Sell. 6. Giving Labor the Business. 7. "Liberal" Media, Conservative Bias. 8. The Media Fight the Red Menace. 9. Doing the Third World. 10. For the New World Order. 11. Propaganda Themes. 12. Methods of Misrepresentation. 13. Culture, Control, and Resistance. Appendix: A Guide to Alternative Media. Notes. Index.

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