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Media Studies


  
All Things Censored by Mumia Abu-Jamal
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More than 75 essays?many freshly composed by Mumia with the cartridge of a ball-point pen, the only implement he is allowed in his death-row cell?embody the calm and powerful words of humanity spoken by a man on Death Row. Abu-Jamal  [ more ]

  
What Liberal Media?
The Truth about Bias and the News
by Eric Alterman
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Widely acclaimed and hotly contested, veteran journalist Eric Alterman's ambitious investigation into the true nature of the U.S. news media touched a nerve and sparked debate across the country. As the question of whose interests the media protects--and how--continues to  [ more ]

  
Propaganda and the Public Mind
Conversations with Noam Chomsky
by David Barsamian
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In his latest interview collection, Noam Chomsky offers insights into the institutions that shape the public mind in the service of power and profit. Whether discussing the recent U.S. military escalation in Colombia, the bipartisan rollback of Social Security, the  [ more ]

  
The Decline and Fall of Public Broadcasting
Creating Alternatives to Corporate Media
by David Barsamian
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Concentration of the media has reached new heights, making it harder for alternative and critical voices to gain a hearing. The recent $86 billion merger of Time Warner and AOL is just one of many signs of the narrowing of  [ more ]

  
Into the Buzzsaw
Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press
by Kristina Borjesson
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Here, for the first time in the history of American journalism, almost two dozen award winning print and TV journalists have collaborated to produce this book of devastating essays about the dangerous state of American journalism today. Writing in riveting,  [ more ]

  
The Republican Noise Machine
Right-Wing Media and How It Corrupts Democracy
by David Brock
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Bestselling author David Brock documents perhaps the most important but least understood political development of the last thirty years: how the Republican Right has won political dominance and hijacked public discourse in America. Brock, a former right-wing journalist, uses his  [ more ]

  
Manufacturing Consent
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
by Noam Chomsky
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In this pathbreaking work, now with a new introduction, Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky show that, contrary to the usual image of the news media as cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitous in their search for truth and defense of justice,  [ more ]

  
Media Control
The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda
by Noam Chomsky
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In part one of this two-part book, Chomsky examines the varieties of mind control and behavior modification that result when government and big-business use image manipulation and disinformation to influence events. In the second part of the book, Chomsky asks  [ more ]

  
Cable News Confidential
My Misadventures in Corporate Media
by Jeff Cohen
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Producer, pundit, and media critic Jeff Cohen offers a fast-paced romp through the three major cable news channels ? Fox, CNN, and MSNBC ? and delivers a serious message about their failure to cover the most urgent issues of the  [ more ]

  
Road to Air America
Breaking the Right Wing Stranglehold on Our Nation's Airwaves
by Sheldon Drobny
Hardcover
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