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The Button, the Wall and the Myth of Nations
Koehler, Robert
North Korean sanctions, the border wall with Mexico, and the "toxic" role of nationalism with regards to international relations and domestically in the US are discussed.
Chomsky, Noam
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Covering Pakistan: How Journalists and Experts Reproduce Empire
Tahir, Madiha R.
It appears irrelevant to many policymakers, journalists, and people in the US generally that Pakistan has, for example, peasants, unions, working-class politics, LGBTQ organizations, feminist groups—t...
Global Media Megalomedia The voice of globalization: New Internationalist April 2001
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The effects of globa media in different parts of the world. Discusses how the media promotes globalization as well as how it is an integral part of the process. How news can get distorted by the struc...
Kyrgyzstan's dubious success
Diemer, Ulli
In Kyrgyzstan, everyone is better off - except for the vast majority of the population.
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
Herman, Edward S.
Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
Reporting the Realities of Poverty
Zwicker, Barrie
Review of Everybody Loves a Good Drought: Stories from India's Poorest Districts, by P. Sainath. Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...

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The Noam Chomsky Web site.
An alternative news site based in India. We bring out what the mainstream media fails to tell you, or hides from you. These are the things that really matter. The things which may determine the fate o...

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Beijing imposes its propaganda beyond its borders
As Chinese President Xi Jinping continues a week-long official visit to the United States that began on 22 September, Reporters Without Borders condemns China's policy of exporting its information con...
Hong Kong police use force to block reporting of pro-democracy rallies
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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has strongly criticised the abuse of power by Hong Kong Police when they attacked journalists, students and citizens at pro-democracy demonstrations o...
Iran bars foreign media from reporting on protests
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The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Iranian government's decision to bar foreign journalists from leaving their offices to report, film, or take photographs--a restriction intended to pr...
RSF reiterates call for EU sanctions against CCTV and Xinhua
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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for European Union sanctions against state-owned China Central Television (CCTV) and the official news agency Xinhua for broadcasting and publishing what are pres...