Media Mythmakers: How Journalists, Activists, and by Benjamin Radford

By Benjamin Radford

This hard-hitting critique of our media tradition examines not just the ways that the general public is frequently deceived, however the media's position in propagating these deceptions. But Media Mythmakers is going past feedback to offer concrete examples of the wear and tear that manipulation of the inside track motives. From lacking young children to the aftermath of the September eleven assaults, from the efforts to finish slavery to AIDS schooling, myths and deception within the media threaten us all. whereas the general public is being misled, actual difficulties pass unaddressed and assets are wasted on faulty ideas.

In an more and more advanced global, the place exact and independent details is extra vital than ever, this booklet offers a well timed and much-needed analysis.

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