ANONYMOUSLY POSTED ON BEHALF OF A SWINDON RESIDENT: My wife and I voted for the Conservatives in the past. You could call us ‘floating voters’ as we never had any strong affiliation towards any party. We voted for David Cameron … Continue reading
Sometimes, we think the media as a check on political power, informing a serving the public. It doesn’t. Media manufacture our consent. They tell us what those in power need them to tell us so we can fall in line. Consent is being manufactured all around you, all the time. Democracy is staged. with the help of media that act as propganda machines. The 5 filters of propaganda machines are:
Ownership. Who owns the media?
Role of advertising
Managing the Media
Flack Machine – trashing and diverting
A Common Enemy.
NOAM CHOMSKY – The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine (narrated by Amy Goodman)
Are Hedge Funds driving Boris Johnson’s Brexit Plans?
The backers of Johnson’s leadership campaign were dominated by hedge funds. To what extent is he swayed by their interests? During the election campaign, Johnson has inarticulately mumbled the phrase,”Get Brexit done!’, with little confidence. The Conservative manifesto contains little of substance, and much has been discredited. His real agenda is quite secret. What is going on?