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Inventing Reality: The Politics of News Media

A great book about media influence on people’s perspective, with all controls it gets from government, media owner, etc. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Martin’s Press- Political Science – pages 0 Reviews https: A Stalinist criticizing American media I better start getting them on tape! Shannon rated it really liked it Nov 18, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. May 14, Des added it.

As someone who works in the business, Parenti’s analysis of distortions, ideology, omissions and power of the Media in our lives is an essential read. Lists with This Book. Sullivan rated it it was amazing Shelves: T G rated it really liked it Jul 25, He holds a doctorate from Yale University.

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The Politics of News Media.

I just wish there were a 30 year anniversary edition that was updated with developments in the media since then. Quite shocking to me at the time.

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Classic book on cultural hegemony and how the plethora of medias manipulate society on a regular ihventing. Aug 01, Michael Valletta rated it it was amazing.

How much of what the news media tell us is true, and how does it control our view of the world?

Honestly, Parentis writing style ist phenomenal. No trivia or quizzes yet. It attacks the widely held belief that the news media are controlled by liberals and liberal opinion – and clearly depicts the news media as a controlling institution of the American capitalist system, an institution that parneti the interests of the rich and powerful while appearing to serve the realihy.

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Inventing Reality: The Politics of News Media by Michael Parenti

I would recommend reading the book, especially if you think the media is liberal. Preview paremti Inventing Reality by Michael Parenti. Aaron rated it really liked it Apr 17, Nov 05, Christopher rated it really liked it.

Return to Book Page. Be prepared to cancel your cable Nov 22, Michelle Murray added it. The conclusion of the book was powerful.

This book was required reading for a class I am taking. Devin rated it really liked it Dec 07, Paperbackpages. He digs at the roots that sustain our public consciousness. Feb 16, Bryant Scott rated it it was ok Shelves: Martin’s Press- Political Science – pages. Garay rated it pafenti liked it Aug 28, His argument will reeducate and enrage a public that has come to believe in an impartial, free press.

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