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Myth of the liberal media - the propaganda model of news. Edward herman and noam chomsky have developed a comprehensive framework for understanding how the news is produced and in whose interests it works. In this video, they demolish one of the central tenets of our political culture: the idea of the. Liberal media. instead, they argue that the news media are so subordinated to corporate and conservative interests that their function can only be described as that of elite propaganda. There all this information out there but only some of it gets through. It s heavily in uenced by a series of institutional pressures. Key question in any democracy is what makes it through the lters and what gets. Media owners are much more conservative than most americans. Tci controls a signi cant share of the cable market. Power rests with the owners not the journalists. Media gets 100% of their funding from advertisers.

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