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Media Mythmakers : How Journalists, Activists, And Advertisers Mislead Us (2003)
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Adult Nonfiction302.23/RADFORD,BDue 06-10-15
Published: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, c2003
Description:  324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 1591020727 (cloth : acid-free paper),
Language:  English


Advertising and the illusion of meaning -- Advertising and the illusion of meaning -- Advertising, news, and entertainment -- The media perspective -- The news bias : distorting reality and feeding fears -- Illusions of participation and influence -- Tears in the camera eye -- Tragedy as license to abandon responsible journalism -- The changing face of news -- Profiting from fear and myth -- Cashing in on crises and manufacturing martyrs -- Emotional legislation : solutions without problems -- The wages of fear : consequences of a public blinded by myths -- Losing trust and resources -- Threats to life and health -- Threats to freedom and justice -- Conclusion : toward solutions pt. 1. 1. 2. pt. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. pt. 3. 8. 9. pt. 4. 10. 11. 12. Related Searches:
Mass media -- Objectivity
Mass media -- Psychological aspects
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