(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.
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.