Common Cents: Media Portrayal of the Gulf War and Other Events

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Black Rose Books, 1992 - History - 274 pages
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Objectivity is the theme of these five case studies which deal with how the media covered the Gulf War, the Oka standoff, the Ontario NDP's budget, the Meech Lake Accord and Free Trade. "Like Chomsky, he enjoys contrasting the "common-sense" interpretation with views from alternative sources. As facts and images clash, we end up with a better grasp of the issues at hand."--Montreal Gazette

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Continental Divide
67
Meech Lake Discord
115
The Socialist Hordes
167
Copyright

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James Winter is a professor of communication studies at the University of Windsor, in Ontario, Canada. He has taught media literacy to thousands of students, for the past quarter century. He is the founding editor of the Electronic Journal of Communication, and the muckraking alternative webzine, Flipside.

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