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Author Barsamian, David.

Title Stenographers to power : media and propaganda / David Barsamian.

Imprint Monroe, Me. : Common Courage Press, c1992.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  302.23 B28s    ---  Available
Description 193 p. ; 20 cm.
Note Interviews.
(Contents continued) II. Tools of the trade. Language in the service of propaganda / Noam Chomsky ; Terrorism : the politics of language / Noam Chomsky ; From MacNeil-Lehrer to Nightline : experts enforce the party line / Jeff Cohen. -- III. Examples. The five-o'clock follies : then and now / Mark Hertsgaard ; Stenographers to power : the Gulf War as a case study in media coverage / Jeff Cohen ; The Gulf War and the media / Alexander Cockburn. -- IV. Defense against thought control. Becoming a critical consumer of news / Erwin Knoll.
Contents Introduction. Resisting thought control / David Barsamian. -- I. The Media as a system of thought control. The propaganda system / Noam Chomsky ; Like a small trout on a heavy line / Ben Bagdikian ; Propaganda and class structure : some working definitions / Michael Parenti.
Subject Bagdikian, Ben H. -- Interviews.
Chomsky, Noam -- Interviews
Cockburn, Alexander -- Interviews.
Cohen, Jeff -- Interviews.
Hertsgaard, Mark, 1956- -- Interviews.
Knoll, Erwin -- Interviews.
Parenti, Michael, 1933- -- Interviews.
Mass media -- Economic aspects
Mass media -- Political aspects
Mass media -- Social aspects
Propaganda, American.
ISBN 0962883840 (pbk.)
0962883859 (cloth)

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