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Media Sensationalism

It’s one thing to use action verbs to beef up a story–it’s another to alter it altogether. When it comes to national news broadcasts and reporting, how fine a line can a journalist cross before it ruins her journalistic integrity? 236 more words

The Political Economy of the Mass Media: A Propaganda Model by Noam Chomsky

The Propaganda Model

The model is an analytical framework which tries to explain the performance of the US media in terms of basic institutional structures and relationships. 1,294 more words

Mass Media

keep your mind, homie.

Say a little prayer, trust instincts, and find your voice in the midst of millions of other voices attempting to overtalk you at once.

Watching the news breaks my heart. 418 more words


As Seen On TV

Writing about Ferguson yesterday had me thinking about a whole separate issue, but it was one that came to my mind during coverage of Ferguson. That is the news media. 866 more words

Mockingjay Part 1: Echos of Reality but Not Finality

I saw Mockingjay Part 1 in theaters for the “midnight” showing on Thursday night. Or at least it was called a midnight showing, which is inaccurate because the movie actually started at 8:30, but now that I do adult things such as go to work in the morning I wasn’t complaining. 955 more words