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American political scientist, historian and culture critic. Carlee rated it it was amazing Nov 23, In this thoroughly revised and updated edition, Parenti raelity news coverage of the most recent world events – including the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Gulf War, the U.

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This book was required reading for a class I am taking. I would recommend reading the book, especially if you think the media is liberal. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

How our mind could easily be manipulate for the sake of few people’s benefit.

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Inventing Reality: The Politics of the Mass Media

The Politics of News Media. Paperbackpages. A great book about media influence on people’s perspective, with all controls it gets from government, media owner, etc. Want to Read saving…. Feb 16, Bryant Scott rated it it was ok Shelves: Aug 01, Michael Valletta rated it it was amazing. Account Options Sign in. Classic book on cultural hegemony and how the plethora of medias manipulate society on a regular basis. Sean rated it it was amazing Apr 02, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Be prepared to cancel your cable Return to Book Page. Shannon rated it really liked it Nov 18, This is the truth. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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As someone who works in the business, Parenti’s analysis of distortions, ideology, omissions and power of the Media in our lives is an essential read. Published November 15th by Cengage Learning first published January 1st Martin’s Press- Political Science erality pages 0 Reviews https: Parenti at his best.

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