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)
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