Manufacturing Consent

Manufacturing Consent
Author: Edward S. Herman,Noam Chomsky
Publsiher: Pantheon
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2011-07-06
ISBN 10: 0307801624
ISBN 13: 9780307801623
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manufacturing Consent Book Review:

An intellectual dissection of the modern media to show how an underlying economics of publishing warps the news.

Manufacturing Consent

Manufacturing Consent
Author: Edward S. Herman
Publsiher: Pantheon
Total Pages: 412
Release: 2002
ISBN 10: 0375714499
ISBN 13: 9780375714498
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manufacturing Consent Book Review:

Examines the political role played by the media in shaping events, assesses the relationship between the media and the corporations that control and finance them, and discusses the fine distinctions between news and propaganda.

Propaganda in the Information Age

Propaganda in the Information Age
Author: Alan MacLeod
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 172
Release: 2019-04-24
ISBN 10: 0429772629
ISBN 13: 9780429772627
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Propaganda in the Information Age Book Review:

Propaganda in the Information Age is a collaborative volume which updates Herman and Chomsky’s propaganda model for the twenty-first-century media landscape and makes the case for the continuing relevance of their original ideas. It includes an exclusive interview with Noam Chomsky himself. 2018 marks 30 years since the publication of Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky’s ground-breaking book Manufacturing Consent, which lifted the veil over how the mass media operate. The book’s model presented five filters which all potentially newsworthy events must pass through before they reach our TV screens, smartphones or newspapers. In Propaganda in the Information Age, many of the world’s leading media scholars, analysts and journalists use this model to explore the modern media world, covering some of the most pressing contemporary topics such as fake news, Cambridge Analytica, the Syrian Civil War and Russiagate. The collection also acknowledges that in an increasingly globalized world, our media is increasingly globalized as well, with chapters exploring both Indian and African media. For students of Media Studies, Journalism, Communication and Sociology, Propaganda in the Information Age offers a fascinating introduction to the propaganda model and how it can be applied to our understanding not only of how media functions in corporate America, but across the world in the twenty-first century.

Manufacturing Consent

Manufacturing Consent
Author: Michael Burawoy
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 286
Release: 2012-10-15
ISBN 10: 022621771X
ISBN 13: 9780226217710
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manufacturing Consent Book Review:

Since the 1930s, industrial sociologists have tried to answer the question, Why do workers not work harder? Michael Burawoy spent ten months as a machine operator in a Chicago factory trying to answer different but equally important questions: Why do workers work as hard as they do? Why do workers routinely consent to their own exploitation? Manufacturing Consent, the result of Burawoy's research, combines rich ethnographical description with an original Marxist theory of the capitalist labor process. Manufacturing Consent is unique among studies of this kind because Burawoy has been able to analyze his own experiences in relation to those of Donald Roy, who studied the same factory thirty years earlier. Burawoy traces the technical, political, and ideological changes in factory life to the transformations of the market relations of the plant (it is now part of a multinational corporation) and to broader movements, since World War II, in industrial relations.

Manufacturing Consent

Manufacturing Consent
Author: Peter Wintonick,Institute of Policy Alternatives (Montréal, Québec)
Publsiher: Black Rose Books Ltd.
Total Pages: 264
Release: 1994
ISBN 10: 9781551640020
ISBN 13: 1551640023
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manufacturing Consent Book Review:

Manufacturing Consent Noam Chomsky and the Media, the companion book to the award-winning film, charts the life of America's most famous dissident, from his boyhood days running his uncle's newsstand in Manhattan to his current role as outspoken social critic. A complete transcript of the film is complemented by key excerpts from the writings, interviews and correspondence. Also included are exchanges between Chomsky and his critics, historical and biographical material, filmmakers' notes, a resource guide, more than 270 stills from the film and 18 "Philosopher All-Stars" Trading Cards! Mark Achbar has applied a wide range of creative abilities and technical skills to over 50 films, videos, and books. He has worked as editor, researcher and production coordinator. "A juicily subversive biographical/philosophical documentary bristling and buzzing with ideas."-Washington Post "You will see the whole sweep of the most challenging critic in modern political thought."-Boston Globe "One of our real geniuses, an excellent introduction."-Village Voice "An intellectually challenging crash course in the man's cooly contentious analysis, laying out his thoughts in a package that is clever and accessible."-Los Angeles Times Contents: The Man. Early Influences. Vietnam A Turning Point. On His Role. The Media. Thought Control in Democratic Societies. A Propaganda Model. The Gulf "War". A Case Study Cambodia & East Timor. Concision A Structural Constraint. "Sports Rap with Noam Chomsky." A Cabal of Anti-Conspiricists. Media in Media, Pennsylvania. Alternative Media. The Linguist. Basic Premises. Nim Chimsky: Chimpanzee. And the Elusive Connection to his Politics. The Social Order. On Education. Anarchism/Libertarian Socialism. Resistance & Critical Analysis. The Critics (Media-Based). William F. Buckley, Jr. "Firing Line". David Frum Journalist, Washington Post. Jeff Greenfield Producer, "Nightline". Karl E. Meyer Editorial Writer, The New York Times. Peter Worthington Editor, The Ottawa Sun. The Critics (Other Elites). Fritz Bolkestein Former Dutch Minister of Defense. Michel Foucault Philosopher. Yossi Olmert Tel Aviv University. John Silber

Manufacturing Consent

Manufacturing Consent
Author: Edward S Herman,Noam Chomsky
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2010-03-11
ISBN 10: 1407054058
ISBN 13: 9781407054056
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manufacturing Consent Book Review:

We normally think that the press are cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitous in its search for truth. In Manufacturing Consent Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky show how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets of the news. Far from challenging established power, the media work hard to discover and mirror its assumptions. The authors skilfully dissect the way in which the marketplace and the economics of publishing significantly shape the news. They reveal how issues are framed and topics chosen, and contrast the double standards underlying accounts of free elections, a free press, and governmental repression. The authors conclude that the modern mass media can best be understood in terms of a 'propaganda model'. News and entertainment companies dedicate themselves to profit within the established system. Their interests require that they support the governing assumptions of state and private power. The propaganda model provokes outrage from journalists, editors and broadcasters, but twenty years after first publication, Manufacturing Consent remains the most important critique of the mass media.

Media Control

Media Control
Author: Noam Chomsky
Publsiher: Seven Stories Press
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2011-01-04
ISBN 10: 160980015X
ISBN 13: 9781609800154
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Media Control Book Review:

Noam Chomsky’s backpocket classic on wartime propaganda and opinion control begins by asserting two models of democracy—one in which the public actively participates, and one in which the public is manipulated and controlled. According to Chomsky, "propaganda is to democracy as the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state," and the mass media is the primary vehicle for delivering propaganda in the United States. From an examination of how Woodrow Wilson’s Creel Commission "succeeded, within six months, in turning a pacifist population into a hysterical, war-mongering population," to Bush Sr.'s war on Iraq, Chomsky examines how the mass media and public relations industries have been used as propaganda to generate public support for going to war. Chomsky further touches on how the modern public relations industry has been influenced by Walter Lippmann’s theory of "spectator democracy," in which the public is seen as a "bewildered herd" that needs to be directed, not empowered; and how the public relations industry in the United States focuses on "controlling the public mind," and not on informing it. Media Control is an invaluable primer on the secret workings of disinformation in democratic societies.

Public Opinion

Public Opinion
Author: Walter Lippmann
Publsiher: Courier Corporation
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2012-07-12
ISBN 10: 0486119904
ISBN 13: 9780486119908
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Public Opinion Book Review:

A penetrative study of democratic theory and the role of citizens in a democracy, this classic by a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner offers a prescient view of the media's function in shaping public perceptions.

Manufacturing Babies and Public Consent

Manufacturing Babies and Public Consent
Author: Jose Van Dijck
Publsiher: NYU Press
Total Pages: 238
Release: 1995
ISBN 10: 081478786X
ISBN 13: 9780814787861
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manufacturing Babies and Public Consent Book Review:

On Christmas day, 1993, a 59-year-old British woman gave birth to healthy twins. In Italy the very same week, a black woman bore a white baby, produced from the semen of her white husband and an egg donated by a white woman. Heated debates ensued across the United States and Europe. Fifteen years ago the very idea of conception outside a woman's womb triggered science fiction fantasies and alarmist speculations. Today, thousands of babies are manufactured with the help of in-vitro fertilization and related technologies each year. The application of these procedures has continuously shifted the boundaries of conception and reproduction. In the public debate on new reproductive technologies, many voices have been heard: medical scientists hailing the new technologies as an unprecedented advance; feminists raising apprehensions about the way in which these technologies might rob a woman of her reproductive autonomy and bodily integrity; and ethicists, religious groups, and politicians expressing concerns about the social and moral implications of the new technologies. Mapping out the public debate in the three discourses which play the most significant role in the distribution of public meanings—science, journalism and fiction—Jos Van Dyck here traces the ways in which this public consent has been manufactured. This book examines important questions about the relationship between science, technology and popular culture.

Noam Chomsky On Power Knowledge and Human Nature

Noam Chomsky  On Power  Knowledge and Human Nature
Author: P. Wilkin
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 203
Release: 1997-04-30
ISBN 10: 0230375049
ISBN 13: 9780230375048
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Noam Chomsky On Power Knowledge and Human Nature Book Review:

Noam Chomsky is among the most influential contemporary thinkers. Peter Wilkin looks in particular at the philosophical basis of his social and political thought, especially his ideal about power, knowledge and human nature. He shows how Chomsky's ideas can help to defend naturalism as in social and political thought. Chomsky's critical writings of social inquiry and his normative ideas on libertarian socialism and human emancipation are interpreted as synthesising a number of important ideas and approaches at a time when these ideas have fallen out of favour.

Hate Inc

Hate Inc
Author: Matt Taibbi
Publsiher: OR Books
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2019-10-08
ISBN 10: 9781949017250
ISBN 13: 1949017257
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hate Inc Book Review:

Part tirade, part confessional from the celebratedRolling Stone journalist,Hate Inc. reveals that what most people think of as "the news" is, in fact, a twisted wing of the entertainment business In this characteristically turbocharged new book, celebratedRolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider's guide to the variety of ways today's mainstream media tells us lies. Part tirade, part confessional, it reveals that what most people think of as "the news" is, in fact, a twisted wing of the entertainment business. In the Internet age, the press have mastered the art of monetizing anger, paranoia, and distrust. Taibbi, who has spent much of his career covering elections in which this kind of manipulative activity is most egregious, provides a rich taxonomic survey of American political journalism's dirty tricks. Heading into a 2020 election season that promises to be a Great Giza Pyramid Complex of invective and digital ugliness,Hate Inc. will be an invaluable antidote to the hidden poisons dished up by those we rely on to tell us what is happening in the world.

Deterring Democracy

Deterring Democracy
Author: Noam Chomsky
Publsiher: Hill and Wang
Total Pages: 424
Release: 1992-04-06
ISBN 10: 1466801530
ISBN 13: 9781466801530
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Deterring Democracy Book Review:

From World War II until the 1980s, the United States reigned supreme as both the economic and the military leader of the world. The major shifts in global politics that came about with the dismantling of the Eastern bloc have left the United States unchallenged as the preeminent military power, but American economic might has declined drastically in the face of competition, first from Germany and Japan ad more recently from newly prosperous countries elsewhere. In Deterring Democracy, the impassioned dissident intellectual Noam Chomsky points to the potentially catastrophic consequences of this new imbalance. Chomsky reveals a world in which the United States exploits its advantage ruthlessly to enforce its national interests--and in the process destroys weaker nations. The new world order (in which the New World give the orders) has arrived.

The Propaganda Model Today

The Propaganda Model Today
Author: Joan Pedro-Carañana,Daniel Broudy,Jeffery Klaehn
Publsiher: University of Westminster Press
Total Pages: 314
Release: 2018-10-25
ISBN 10: 1912656175
ISBN 13: 9781912656172
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Propaganda Model Today Book Review:

While the individual elements of the propaganda system (or filters) identified by the Propaganda Model (PM) – ownership, advertising, sources, flak and anti-communism – have previously been the focus of much scholarly attention, their systematisation in a model, empirical corroboration and historicisation have made the PM a useful tool for media analysis across cultural and geographical boundaries. Despite the wealth of scholarly research Herman and Chomsky’s work has set into motion over the past decades, the PM has been subjected to marginalisation, poorly informed critiques and misrepresentations. Interestingly, while the PM enables researchers to form discerning predictions as regards corporate media performance, Herman and Chomsky had further predicted that the PM itself would meet with such marginalisation and contempt. In current theoretical and empirical studies of mass media performance, uses of the PM continue, nonetheless, to yield important insights into the workings of political and economic power in society, due in large measure to the model’s considerable explanatory power.

Key Concepts in Political Communication

Key Concepts in Political Communication
Author: Darren G Lilleker
Publsiher: Pine Forge Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2006-01-25
ISBN 10: 1446231402
ISBN 13: 9781446231401
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Key Concepts in Political Communication Book Review:

This is a systematic and accessible introduction to the critical concepts, structures and professional practices of political communication. Lilleker presents over 50 core concepts in political communication which cement together various strands of theory. From aestheticisation to virtual politics, he explains, illustrates and provides selected further reading. He considers both practical and theoretical issues central to political communication and offers a critical assessment of recent developments in political communication.

Hegemony or Survival

Hegemony or Survival
Author: Noam Chomsky
Publsiher: Metropolitan Books
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2007-04-01
ISBN 10: 9781429900218
ISBN 13: 1429900210
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hegemony or Survival Book Review:

From the world's foremost intellectual activist, an irrefutable analysis of America's pursuit of total domination and the catastrophic consequences that are sure to follow The United States is in the process of staking out not just the globe but the last unarmed spot in our neighborhood-the heavens-as a militarized sphere of influence. Our earth and its skies are, for the Bush administration, the final frontiers of imperial control. In Hegemony or Survival , Noam Chomsky investigates how we came to this moment, what kind of peril we find ourselves in, and why our rulers are willing to jeopardize the future of our species. With the striking logic that is his trademark, Chomsky dissects America's quest for global supremacy, tracking the U.S. government's aggressive pursuit of policies intended to achieve "full spectrum dominance" at any cost. He lays out vividly how the various strands of policy-the militarization of space, the ballistic-missile defense program, unilateralism, the dismantling of international agreements, and the response to the Iraqi crisis-cohere in a drive for hegemony that ultimately threatens our survival. In our era, he argues, empire is a recipe for an earthly wasteland. Lucid, rigorous, and thoroughly documented, Hegemony or Survival promises to be Chomsky's most urgent and sweeping work in years, certain to spark widespread debate.

What We Say Goes

What We Say Goes
Author: Noam Chomsky,David Barsamian
Publsiher: Metropolitan Books
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2007-10-02
ISBN 10: 1429918209
ISBN 13: 9781429918206
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What We Say Goes Book Review:

An indispensable set of interviews on foreign and domestic issues with the bestselling author of Hegemony or Survival, "America's most useful citizen." (The Boston Globe) In this new collection of conversations, conducted in 2006 and 2007, Noam Chomsky explores the most immediate and urgent concerns: Iran's challenge to the United States, the deterioration of the Israel-Palestine conflict, the ongoing occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan, the rise of China, and the growing power of the left in Latin America, as well as the Democratic victory in the 2006 U.S. midterm elections and the upcoming presidential race. As always, Chomsky presents his ideas vividly and accessibly, with uncompromising principle and clarifying insight. The latest volume from a long-established, trusted partnership, What We Say Goes shows once again that no interlocutor engages with Chomsky more effectively than David Barsamian. These interviews will inspire a new generation of readers, as well as longtime Chomsky fans eager for his latest thinking on the many crises we now confront, both at home and abroad. They confirm that Chomsky is an unparalleled resource for anyone seeking to understand our world today.

The Myth of the Liberal Media

The Myth of the Liberal Media
Author: Edward S. Herman
Publsiher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
Total Pages: 328
Release: 1999
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015042406440
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Myth of the Liberal Media Book Review:

Using a propaganda model, The Myth of the Liberal Media contends that the mainstream media are parts of a market system, are shaped primarily by proprietor/owner and advertiser interests, and protect and propagandize for the corporate system.

Necessary Illusions

Necessary Illusions
Author: Noam Chomsky
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 422
Release: 1989
ISBN 10: 9780896083660
ISBN 13: 0896083667
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Necessary Illusions Book Review:

Argues that the media serves the needs of those in power rather than performing a watchdog role, and looks at specific cases and issues

The Essential Chomsky

The Essential Chomsky
Author: Noam Chomsky
Publsiher: New Press/ORIM
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2011-05-10
ISBN 10: 1595585664
ISBN 13: 9781595585660
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Essential Chomsky Book Review:

The seminal writings of America’s leading philosopher, linguist, and political thinker—“the foremost gadfly of our national conscience” (The New York Times). For the past fifty years Noam Chomsky’s writings on politics and language have established him as a preeminent public intellectual as well as one of the most original political and social critics of our time. Among the seminal figures in linguistic theory over the past century, Chomsky has also secured a place among the most influential dissident voice in the United States. Chomsky’s many bestselling works—including Manufacturing Consent, Hegemony or Survival, Understanding Power, and Failed States—have served as essential touchstones for activists, scholars, and concerned citizens on subjects ranging from the media and intellectual freedom to human rights and war crimes. In particular, Chomsky’s scathing critique of the US wars in Vietnam, Central America, and the Middle East have furnished a widely accepted intellectual premise for antiwar movements for nearly four decades. The Essential Chomsky assembles the core of his most important writings, including excerpts from his most influential texts over the past half century. Here is an unprecedented, comprehensive overview of the thought that animates “one of the West’s most influential intellectuals in the cause of peace” (The Independent). “Chomsky ranks with Marx, Shakespeare, and the Bible as one of the ten most quoted sources in the humanities—and is the only writer among them still alive.” —The Guardian “Noam Chomsky is one of the most significant challengers of unjust power and delusions; he goes against every assumption about American altruism and humanitarianism.” —Edward Said “A rebel without a pause.” —Bono

Manufacturing Consent The Political Economy of the Mass Media

Manufacturing Consent  The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Author: Frederic P. Miller,Agnes F. Vandome,John McBrewster
Publsiher: Alphascript Publishing
Total Pages: 72
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 9786131659638
ISBN 13: 613165963X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manufacturing Consent The Political Economy of the Mass Media Book Review:

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media (1988), by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky, is an analysis of the news media as business. The title derives from the phrase the manufacture of consent that essayisteditor Walter Lippmann 18891974 employed in the book Public Opinion 1922. Using the propaganda model, Manufacturing Consent posits that corporate-owned news mass communication media print, radio, television are businesses subject to commercial competition for advertising revenue and profit. As such, their distortion (editorial bias) of news reportage what types of news, which items, and how they are reported is consequence of the profit motive that requires establishing a stable, profitable business; therefore, news businesses favoring profit over the public interest succeed, while those favoring reportorial accuracy over profits fail, and are relegated to the margins of their markets (low sales and ratings).