Manufacturing Consent

Manufacturing Consent

The Political Economy of the Mass Media

Streaming Audiobook - 2017
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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, in their actual practice they defend the economic, social, and political agendas of the privileged groups that dominate domestic society, the state, and the global order. Based on a series of case studies-including the media's dichotomous treatment of "worthy" versus "unworthy" victims, "legitimizing" and "meaningless" Third World elections, and devastating critiques of media coverage of the U.S. wars against Indochina-Herman and Chomsky draw on decades of criticism and research to propose a Propaganda Model to explain the media's behavior and performance. Their new introduction updates the Propaganda Model and the earlier case studies, and it discusses several other applications.
Publisher: [United States]: Tantor Audio , 2017
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781541421875
1541421876
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 26 min.)) : digital
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Additional Contributors: Chomsky, Noam
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Call Number: eAudio

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