Guardians of Power: The Myth of the Liberal Media

Guardians of Power: The Myth of the Liberal Media

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Guardians of Power: The Myth of the Liberal Media by David Edwards, David Cromwell

Guardians of Power ought to be required reading in every media college. It is the most important book about journalism I can remember." John Pilger "Regular critical analysis of the media, filling crucial gaps and correcting the distortions of ideological prisms, has never been more important. Media Lens has performed a major public service by carrying out this task with energy, insight, and care." Noam Chomsky "Media Lens is doing an outstanding job of pressing the mainstream media to at least follow their own stated principles and meet their public service obligations. [This is] fun as well as enlightening." Edward S. Herman Can a corporate media system be expected to tell the truth about a world dominated by corporations?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783710713
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 04/11/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 433 KB

About the Author

David Edwards is co-founder/co-editor of Media Lens (medialens.org) for which he works full-time. He is author of Free to be Human (1995), The Compassionate Revolution (1998) and co-author of Guardians of Power: The Myth of the Liberal Media (Pluto, 2006).
David Cromwell is co-founder / co-editor of Media Lens (medialens.org) and a researcher at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. He is author of Private Planet (2001) and co-author of Guardians of Power: The Myth of the Liberal Media (Pluto, 2006). In 2002, he co-founded the Crisis Forum (crisis-forum.org.uk) with fellow Southampton academic Mark Levene. Surviving Climate Change: The Struggle to Avert Global Catastrophe, edited by Cromwell and Levene, was published in 2007 by Pluto.

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