On today’s program we present, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media, a comprehensive analysis of the ways in which individuals and organizations of the media have of marginalized the public through the dissemination of information, domestically and internationally. Noam Chomsky’s film, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media.
We speak with Color of Change co-founder James Rucker about Media, Bill O’Reilly and Net Neutrality.
A flamboyant billionaire, who used the media as his vehicle, presenting himself as an outsider, who could clean up politics; a person known for his populist promises, along with his sexist insults and scapegoating of immigrants. Donald Trump? No, Silvio Berlusconi — the media tycoon who dominated Italian politics in the 1990s and 2000s. Scholar … Continued
Who decide what’s news in the East Bay, and who’s covering it? We talk with Nick Miller, of the East Bay Express (Trump is coming to the Bay Area Friday! racism on nextdoor.com!), and with Martin Reynolds, former editor of the former Oakland Tribune, about Oakland Voices; community correspondence with the REAL news. With host … Continued