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  1. The American right is trapped in a hyperbolic and dysfunctional world
    To have credibility within the Republican party is to have none outside it.

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    On the Republican primary race and the problem of credibility that socially conservative candidates who mobilize the Republican base will face in a general election regarding their appeal to centrist voters.
  2. Culture Inc.
    The Corporate Takeover of Public Expression

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    Schiller defends democratic expression and free access to information while demonstrating the ways in which public expression, public space, and public access to information are becoming increasingly limited and controlled.
  3. The Demonology School of Journalism
    Putin and the press

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The major influential western print media are engaged in a prolonged, large-scale effort to demonize Russian President Putin, his politics and persona. There is an article (or several articles) every day in which he is personally stigmatized as a dictator, authoritarian, czar, 'former KGB operative' and Soviet-style ruler; anything but the repeatedly elected President of Russia.
  4. "Fake News"
    Introduction to the December 20, 2016 issue of Other Voices

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    "Fake news" is the latest mania to convulse the mainstream media. All at once, we're being subjected to an outbreak of hand-wringing articles and commentaries about obscure websites which are supposedly poisoning public opinion and undermining democracy by spreading "fake news."
  5. Hannah Arendt Explains How Propaganda Uses Lies to Erode All Truth and Morality
    Insights from The Origins of Totalitarianism

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    Observations on Hannah Arendt's 1951 book "Origins of Totalitarianism" on the nature of Totalitarianism and the role of propaganda in its rise and support within societies.
  6. The Heat Is On
    The Climate Crisis, The Cover-up, The Prescription

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    A book discussing the ever-worsening threat of global climate change.
  7. The Mackenzie Institute
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  8. Manufacturing Consent
    The Political Economy of the Mass Media

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets of the news. They analyze how issues are framed and topics chosen, and the way in which the marketplace and the economics of publishing significantly shape the news.
  9. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 20, 2016
    Fake News

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2016
    "Fake news" is the latest mania to convulse the mainstream media. All at once, we're being subjected to an outbreak of hand-wringing articles and commentary about obscure websites which are supposedly poisoning public opinion and undermining democracy by spreading "fake news." Since we don't like to be left out when a new fad comes on the scene, Other Voices is jumping on the bandwagon too, with this, our last issue of 2016, devoted to "fake news." Our focus, however, is not so much on the crackpots and trolls making mischief on the fringes, but on the dominant actors in the fake news business: governments and the corporate and state media.
  10. Palestinian civil society condemns Canadian government disinformation and repression against boycott movement
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition of Palestinian civil society organisations that leads the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, has condemned the Canadian government's ramped up disinformation campaign
  11. Western Propaganda: So Simple But So Effective
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    Western propaganda is actually a perfect apparatus! It is effective and it is almost fully 'bulletproof'. It 'works'!

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