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Media Studies


  
Al-Jazeera
The Story of the Network That Is Rattling Governments and Redefining Modern Journalism
by Mohammed El-Nawawy
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Al-Jazeera, the independent, all-Arab television news network based in Qatar, emerged as ambassador to the Arab world in the events following September 11, 2001. Arabic for "the island," Al-Jazeera has "scooped" the western media conglomerates many times. With its exclusive  [ more ]

  
Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them
A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right
by Al Franken
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For the first time since his own classic "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations", Al Franken trains his subversive wit directly on the contemporary political scene. Now, the "master of political humor" "(Washington Times) destroys the  [ more ]

  
The Truth (with Jokes)
by Al Franken
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Al Franken is "the perfect guy to write a book attacking America's nasty, mean, vicious right-wing pols, pundits and preachers," wrote The Washington Post in its review of Lies . "But his book barely scratches the surface of the Bush  [ more ]

  
Static
Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People Who Fight Back
by Amy Goodman
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In Static, the brother-sister team of Amy Goodman, host of the popular international TV and radio news show Democracy Now!, and investigative journalist David Goodman once again take on government liars, corporate profiteers, and the media that has acted as  [ more ]

  
The Exception to the Rulers
Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them
by Amy Goodman
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She reduced Sally Jesse Rafael to tears. Charlie Rose was red in the face after her comments. Bill Clinton called her "hostile, combative, and even disrespectful." Newt Gingrich said to her, "You're the kind of reporter I warned my mother  [ more ]

  
Outfoxed - Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism
by Alexandra Kitty
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Based on the Documentary Film SENSATION! Journalist Alexandra Kitty continues the investigation of Fox News Channel where Producer/Director Robert Greenwald's documentary film sensation left off, digging deeper into Rupert Murdoch's role as unofficial Minister of Information for planet Earth and  [ more ]

  
True Lies by Anthony Lappe
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With the same irreverent, entertaining, and independent voice that brings 25,000 hits daily to GNN's website, True Lies examines how the corporate media are failing us.  [ more ]

  
The Problem of the Media
U.S. Communication Politics in the Twenty-First Century
by Robert W. McChesney
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The symptoms of the crisis of the U.S. media are well-known--a decline in hard news, the growth of info-tainment and advertorials, staff cuts and concentration of ownership, increasing conformity of viewpoint and suppression of genuine debate. McChesney's new book, The  [ more ]

  
Misstating the State of the Union
Right-Wing Media Distortions About the Clinton and Bush Presidencies
by mediamatters.org
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Misstating the State of the Union reveals a simple truth that the media too often obscures: By every objective measure, the Clinton presidency was immeasurably better for America than the Bush presidency. Yet an army of conservative pundits have conspired  [ more ]

  
Al Jazeera - How Arab TV News Challenges America
by Hugh Miles
Hardcover
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With more than fifty million viewers, Al Jazeera is one of the most widely watched news channels in the world. And it's also one of the most controversial. Set up by the maverick Emir of Qatar, Al Jazeera ("the island")  [ more ]


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