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The Politics of News Media. Classic book on cultural hegemony and how the plethora of medias manipulate society on a regular basis. Want to Read saving…. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Inventing Reality: The Politics of the Mass Media
The book makes compelling arguments that the media invents reality to support the conservative establishment; not the liberal view as many conservatives argue. Preview — Realty Reality by Michael Parenti.
Exposes media bias, how economic power leads to cultural hegemony and ideological monopoly. How much of what the news media tell us is true, and how does it control our view of the world? Books by Michael Parenti. Jake rated it it was amazing Aug 11, In order to get to the news that really matters and the truth, we have to dig deep.
If I had to choose I think I’m more apt to read Parenti’s books about history than media.
Inventing Reality: The Politics of News Media
I’m inenting half way through this book and already it’s one of the most concise and penetrating critiques of the Mass Media in America that I’ve ever read. The Politics of News Media. Jul 31, Possum Paderau rated it really liked it. Nov 05, Christopher rated it really liked it.
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T G rated it really liked it Jul 25, Taking a critical perspective on the economics and politics of “presenting” the news, this topical supplement argues that the media systematically distorts news coverage. You will find a great deal of evidence to the contrary in this book. Eric rated it it was amazing Aug 31, In this passionate, controversial critique of the news media, Michael Parenti examines the subtle but profound ways in which the media influence and manipulate the public’s perception of reality.
Sullivan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Quite shocking to me at the time. Sean rated it it was amazing Apr 02, Return to Book Page. American political scientist, historian and culture critic.
Honestly, Parentis writing style ist phenomenal. This book was required reading for a class I am taking. May 14, Des added it.
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