The Habits of Highly Deceptive Media: Decoding Spin and Lies in Mainstream News

The Habits of Highly Deceptive Media Decoding Spin and Lies in Mainstream News Media critic Norman Solomon has done it again In this latest collection of columns he details the most recent excesses and failures of America s self censoring mainstream media and brings you the re

  • Title: The Habits of Highly Deceptive Media: Decoding Spin and Lies in Mainstream News
  • Author: Norman Solomon
  • ISBN: 9781567511543
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Paperback
  • Media critic Norman Solomon has done it again In this latest collection of columns, he details the most recent excesses and failures of America s self censoring mainstream media, and brings you the real story on issues like The irony of the Zippergate President preaching abstinence to poor women and putting millions of dollars into chastity education programs andMedia critic Norman Solomon has done it again In this latest collection of columns, he details the most recent excesses and failures of America s self censoring mainstream media, and brings you the real story on issues like The irony of the Zippergate President preaching abstinence to poor women and putting millions of dollars into chastity education programs and the even greater irony of the media ignoring this aspect of the Clinton scandals The V chip s unexplored potential to zap out commercials How the U.S government s self righteous criticisms of Indian and Pakistani nuclear tests got plenty of uncritical reporting, while the media forgot to mention that the U.S spends 4 billion a year to develop its own nuclear weapons The stark contrast between coverage of Wall Street and coverage of Main Street Media Scenes We d Like to See fantasies as appealing as they are unlikely, which include a vision of Dan Rather, Tom Brokaw and Peter Jennings donating their fortun to a trust fund for independent journalism and vowing to tell the truth even it gets them fired.From the relentless pro corporate spin of daily news to the media s persistent lack of diversity, Solomon covers it all New readers as well as old fans will welcome this invaluable book from a journalist who knows exactly how the media works and how to work it, appearing on TV and radio across the country to get the word out and challenge the status quo.

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    About "Norman Solomon"

    1. Norman Solomon

      Norman Solomon is an American journalist, media critic, antiwar activist, and former candidate in 2012 for the United States House of Representatives.Solomon is a longtime associate of the media watch group Fairness Accuracy In Reporting FAIR.In 1997 he founded the Institute for Public Accuracy, which works to provide alternative sources for journalists, and served as its executive director until 2010.Solomon s weekly column, Media Beat , was in national syndication from 1992 to 2009.

    107 thoughts on “The Habits of Highly Deceptive Media: Decoding Spin and Lies in Mainstream News”

    1. This is a collection of short essays first published in 1997 and 1998, on themes of media consolidation, and how news subjects are chosen and framed (or ignored) in collusion with power. There are also some well-aimed left-hooks at the Clinton administration.However, although Solomon's commentary is breezy and engaging, the collection is of necessity somewhat superficial, and in places the analysis becomes repetitive. Indeed, when compared with Nick Davies' devastating investigation of the UK ne [...]


    2. No surprise that all media is tainted, no matter the political leaning. Journalistic integrity is MIA in this country.


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