Walter Lippmann. Early life Career Lippmann was a journalist, a media critic and an amateur philosopher who tried to reconcile the tensions between liberty and democracy in a complex and modern world, as in his 1920 book Liberty and the News.
In 1913, Lippmann, Herbert Croly, and Walter Weyl became the founding editors of The New Republic magazine. During World War I, Lippmann was commissioned a captain in the Army on June 28, 1918 and was assigned to the intelligence section of the AEF headquarters in France. He was assigned to the staff of Colonel Edward M. Through his connection to Colonel House, he became an adviser to President Woodrow Wilson and assisted in the drafting of Wilson's Fourteen Points speech. Walter Lippmann in 1914 It was Lippmann who first identified the tendency of journalists to generalize about other people based on fixed ideas. Though a journalist himself, he did not assume that news and truth are synonymous. Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media. Government and news media Editorial distortion is aggravated by the news media’s dependence upon private and governmental news sources.
If a given newspaper, television station, magazine, etc., incurs governmental disfavor, it is subtly excluded from access to information. Consequently, it loses readers or viewers, and ultimately, advertisers. To minimize such financial danger, news media businesses editorially distort their reporting to favor government and corporate policies in order to stay in business. Editorial bias: five filters Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992) is a documentary film that explores the political life and ideas of Noam Chomsky, a linguist, intellectual, and political activist.
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Framing is the social construction of a social phenomenon often by mass media sources, political or social movements, political leaders, or other actors and organizations. It is an inevitable process of selective influence over the individual's perception of the meanings attributed to words or phrases. Manufacturing Consent on Vimeo. Who owns what. Blood on their Hands: Media Framing of the Afghan War Diary Leaks. How Canada's corporate media framed the Occupy movement. Psywar - Full Documentary. Project Censored. Project Censored. Project Censored is a media research, education, and advocacy initiative housed at Sonoma State University since 1976.
Among its journalistic activities is the publication of news stories omitted or censored by other media sources. Published works Since 1993 Project Censored has published an annual trade paperback review of the “Top 25 Censored Stories of the Year.” Features of the book include Junk Food News, comic strips by Tom Tomorrow, updates on previous top stories, essays, and interviews. Science of coercion: communication ... - Christopher Simpson. Profile Christopher Simpson. 6 Corporate Media Giants Control Majority of Mainstream News. How a Famous ‘NYT’ Reporter Led the Media Cover-Up of Radiation Dangers September 7, 2011 · 2 Comments Source: The Nation By Greg Mitchell:
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Wag the Dog. The film was released just prior to the Lewinsky scandal and the subsequent bombing of the Al-Shifa pharmaceutical factory in Sudan by the Clinton Administration. Plot The plan's setbacks, including an error in seizing a criminally insane Army prison convict (Harrelson) to be a "hero" who was "shot down behind enemy lines," do not disturb Motss, who repeatedly claims "this is nothing" while comparing the situation to past movie-making catastrophes he averted.
In the end, with the president re-elected, everything seems fine until Motss finds out that the media are crediting the president's win to a tired campaign slogan of "Don't change horses in mid-stream" rather than Motss's hard work. Motss announces that he only did this for "the credit" and will call the media to "set them straight," despite Brean's warning that he is "playing with his life.
" Motss refuses to back down, so Brean reluctantly has him killed and makes it look as if he had a heart attack. Colbert Bush Roast Transcript - Stephen Colbert Bush Transcript. Following is the transcript of Stephen Colbert's comedy routine at the 2006 White House Correspondents' Dinner (video available here): Thank you, ladies and gentlemen.
Before I begin, I've been asked to make an announcement. Whoever parked 14 black bulletproof SUVs out front, could you please move them? They are blocking in 14 other black bulletproof SUVs, and they need to get out. Wow! By the way, before I get started, if anybody needs anything else at their tables, just speak slowly and clearly into your table numbers. Mark Smith, ladies and gentlemen of the press corps, Madame First Lady, Mr. That's where the truth lies, right down here in the gut. Every night on my show, The Colbert Report, I speak straight from the gut, okay? I'm a simple man with a simple mind. I believe in democracy. Speech at the White House Correspondent's Dinner (2006) p1. Should The NYT Be a Truth Vigilante? Widely Cited In New Policy, The Times Forbids After-the-Fact ‘Quote Approval’ The Times is one of the first major news organizations to take a firm stand against a growing and disliked practice.
For Times Environmental Reporting, Intentions May Be Good but the Signs Are Not. Clay Shirky: NYT's public editor's very public utterance. 'Should the Times be a Truth Vigilante? ' asked Arthur Brisbane. 'Yes,' came the resounding reply. JayRosen: So whaddaya think: should we put truthtelling back up there at number one? Jan.12 Somewhere along the way, telling truth from falsehood was surpassed by other priorities to which the press felt a stronger duty. Arthur Brisbane, public editor of the New York Times, was unaware of this history when he asked users of the Times whether reporters should call out false statements.
Brisbane’s post, Should The Times Be a Truth Vigilante? JayRosen: The View from Nowhere. Nov.10 “American journalism is dumber than most journalists, who often share my sense of absurdity about these practices. A major reason we have a practice less intelligent than its practitioners is the prestige that the View from Nowhere still claims…” After dismissing Mr. Glenn Greenwald: Arthur Brisbane and selective stenography. Message Machine - Behind TV Analysts, Pentagon’s Hidden Hand - Series. Top Secret America. From the Editors - The Times and Iraq - Sidebar. Wag the Dog (1997) - Trailer. Moderne tijd dringt moeizaam door tot mediaredacties. Wetenschap13 januari 2012 8:00 |De angst onder journalisten om hun journalistieke autonomie te verliezen is vaak groter dan hun wil om het publiek en de kritiek die er bestaat op hun functioneren serieus te nemen.
Dat zegt communicatiewetenschapper Yael de Haan in haar proefschrift ‘Between professional autonomy and public responsibility. Accountability and responsiveness in Dutch media and journalism’, waarop zij gisteren promoveerde. De laatste jaren lijkt de kritiek op media en journalistiek in Nederland toe te nemen, constateert De Haan, werkzaam bij de Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) en als mediadeskundige lid van de Raad voor de Journalistiek.
Uit zowel publieke als politieke hoek krijgen zij het verwijt feiten te overdrijven, hypes te creëren en misbruik te maken van hun macht. De Haan onderzocht hoe Nederlandse media hebben gereageerd op de kritiek op hun functioneren. Toch blijkt de journalistieke praktijk weerbarstig, zo stelt De Haan. Het zijn net mensen. Murdoch and power: why Leveson is looking in the wrong place. Jeremy Hunt visited News Corp in US as Murdochs considered BSkyB bid. Rupert Murdoch: Brown “declared war” on News Corp. GlennGreenwald: “Officials say” journalism. CNN journalist: don’t be nosy. LZ Granderson is a regular CNN columnist and contributor, and has written a column this week that — no joke — urges Americans to stop being so “nosy” about all the bad things the U.S. Government does. Theoccupiedtimes Editorial: October 2012. Secret manoeuvres in the Dark: Corporate and Police Spying on Activists.
Spying on activists and disrupting their campaigns against the corporations has become a sinister growth industry. What they get up to is brilliantly exposed in a new book by Eveline Lubbers. Review by Peter Arkell The book is a timely reminder to activists, protest groups, agitators, environmentalists and revolutionaries that it is not only the state that employs spooks for covert investigations against those who question the status quo, but the corporations too. Nick Davies: Our media have become mass producers of distortion. Nick Davies: 'Churnalism has taken the place of what we should be doing: Telling the truth'
UNSPEAK - an introduction. Glenn Greenwald and NY Times' Bill Keller Do Battle Over the Hidden Bias in Corporate News. Huffington kondigt 'World Post' aan: nieuws van 's werelds invloedrijksten - Tech & Media.