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Walls of Shame: West Bank

Posted by shuraka on November 19, 2007

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Galloway: BBC Bias Israel/Palestine Conflict

Posted by shuraka on October 18, 2007

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Two Knights and a Dragon

Posted by shuraka on October 6, 2007

By Gush Shalom

There are books that change people’s consciousness and change history. Some tell a story, like Harriet Beech Stowe’s 1851 “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”, which gave a huge impetus to the campaign for the abolition of slavery. Others take the form of a political treatise, like Theodor Herzl’s “Der Judenstaat”, which gave birth to the Zionist movement. Or they can be scientific in nature, like Charles Darwin’s “The Origin of Species”, which changed the way humanity sees itself. And perhaps political satire, too, can shake the world, like “1984” by George Orwell. Read the rest of this entry »

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Killing The Messenger

Posted by shuraka on April 30, 2007

Killing THE MessengerThe International News Safety Institute (INSI) presents the dramatic results of the world’s most comprehensive inquiry into the deaths of journalists over the last decade in a report called Killing The Messenger: The Deadly Price of News.

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Fighting Words: How Arab and American Journalists can Break Through to Better Coverage

Posted by shuraka on January 1, 2007

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THE PROPAGANDA MODEL: AN OVERVIEW

Posted by shuraka on January 1, 2007

In their 1988 book ‘Manufacturing Consent – The Political Economy of the Mass Media’, Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky introduced their ‘propaganda model’ of the media. The propaganda model argues that there are 5 classes of ‘filters’ in society which determine what is ‘news’; in other words, what gets printed in newspapers or broadcast by radio and television. Herman and Chomsky’s model also explains how dissent from the mainstream is given little, or zero, coverage, while governments and big business gain easy access to the public in order to convey their state-corporate messages – for example, ‘free trade is beneficial, ‘globalisation is unstoppable’ and ‘our policies are tackling poverty’. Read the rest of this entry »

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