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Justin Lewis
Media & Consumer Capitalism

Rene Descartes, the 17th century French philosopher once said, “I think, therefore I am.” In today’s context it may be more like, I buy therefore I am. Orchestrated wants driven...  

Yassmin Abdel-Magied
Recognizing Bias

We all almost automatically think of ourselves as somehow evolved and enlightened and free from bias. Hey, I look at someone and judge that person on the merits of his...  

Michael Parenti
The Hidden Ideology of the Mass Media

Mass media are owned by huge corporations that have a definite ideological agenda. Yet it is a staple verging on dogma that the mass media are independent, objective and liberal....

Reese Erlich
Terrorism & the Media

The use of the word terrorism by politicians and the corporate media is highly refined and selective. September 11 is the event that defines the term. Acts of violence by...  

Amy Goodman
Bridging the Media Gaps

The political establishment determines the boundaries of conventional discourse. So typically mainstream media debates revolve around: How many troops are required for Afghanistan? Or should drone attacks on Pakistan be...

Sut Jhally
Advertising and the End of the World

It's no accident that the rise of modern advertising coincides with the rise of mass production. As capitalism became better and better at making more and more stuff, it required...

Michael Parenti
Inventing Reality: The Politics of the Mass Media

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Bill Moyers
Media Reform

A vibrant media is the oxygen of a living democracy. When the media are dominated by a handful of big corporations, citizens of a democracy are on a respirator gasping...

Noam Chomsky
U.S. Media as Propaganda System

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Ben Bagdikian
The New Media Monopoly

In 1983 there were 50 corporations that controlled the media in the U.S. Today that number is down to 5. What does that portend for democracy and the information needs...  

Noam Chomsky, John Stockwell
A Critique of the Christic Institute Case

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Noam Chomsky
A Journalist From Mars

Recorded at FAIR's 15th anniversary celebration at New York's Town Hall. Introductions by FAIR founder Jeff Cohen and TV talk show host Donahue. In a great talk, Chomsky in his...

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