Manufacturing consent: the political economy of the mass media

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Pantheon Books, 1988 - Political Science - 412 pages
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Discusses the ways in which the mass media are manipulated to present the news according to an underlying elite consenus which affects the manner in which similar events in different parts of the world are presented.

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If I'd have just read the first chapter of the book, I would have given it a 3 or 4 star review. But in its entirety, it gets a 2. It is terribly boring, and it isn't the unassailable crown jewel of ... Read full review

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El Salvador
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About the author (1988)

Herman is Professor Emeritus of Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Noam Chomsky is a pioneering figure in linguistics, a profesNoam Chomsky is a pioneering figure in linguistics, a professor emeritus at MIT and a leading critic of US foreign policsor emeritus at MIT and a leading critic of US foreign policy. The author of over forty books, Chomsky was interviewed fy. The author of over forty books, Chomsky was interviewed for "New Left Review" in 1969, the same year that his "Americor "New Left Review" in 1969, the same year that his "American Power and the New Mandarins" was published. an Power and the New Mandarins" was published.

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