Filtering the news: essays on Herman and Chomsky's propaganda model

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Black Rose Books, 01.05.2005 - 238 Seiten
Herman and Chomsky's 'propaganda model' argues that there are five classes of 'filters' in society that determine what is news; in other words, what gets printed in newspapers or broadcast by radio and television. They are: ownership(is the story in line with the media owner's interests); advertising(is the story in line with the advertiser's interests); sourcing(does the story come from government departments and/or other powerful players); flack(if the story is aired, can the subjects of it pose a real threat, like the government, big advertisers and other organized groups); and ideology(does the story justify political maneuvering and defend corporate interests around the world). Whether a news item is going to be used by the media or not is going to depend on if it can pass through these filters. Filtering the Newsbegins with a critical review and assessment of the propaganda model, then applies Herman and Chomsky's model to a range of ongoing news events including Bush's war propaganda machine and the American mainstream media; Israeli propaganda; El Salvador and the question of intellectual responsibility; news coverage of near-genocide in occupied East Timor; the media on the environment; and Dan Rather and the problem with patriotism and American journalism, post-9/11. In the final chapters, Herman and Chomsky's propaganda model is revisited, and several common criticisms of the model are reflected upon and scrutinized. Contributors include:Valerie Scatamburlo-D'Annibale, Bob Everton, Peter Eglin, Robert Jensen, Jeffery Klaehn, James Winter and Paul Boin. Jeffery Klaehnteaches sociology at the University of Guelph. Apart from being published in a range of scholarly journals, including Portuguese Studies Review, Cultural Dynamics, Journalism Studies, and The Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, he is the editor of Studies in Popular Culture: Comic Books and Comic Book Culture.

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In Sync Bushs War Propaganda Machine And The American
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Israel Asper And Israeli Propaganda
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Propaganda And Its Affordances El Salvador In The Globe And Mail
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Jeffery Klaehn, PhD, teaches at Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchener, Ontario. He is the editor of Filtering the News: Essays on Herman and Chomsky's Propaganda Model, of Bound By Power: Intended Consequences and of Inside the World of Comic Books (all Black Rose books titles).

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