A short video on Noam Chomsky’s book Manufacturing Consent, a seminal work on mainstream journalism and its role in the mechanics of power.
An honest politician comes along, upsets the bankers and the rich, and the media goes into overdrive to portray him as a clown.
BBC News is a power-friendly view of the world that allows the state and private interests to pursue business as usual.
The media, along with their MP collaborators, try to portray Jeremy Corbyn as a weak, feeble and inadequate leader.
Where Jeremy Corbyn is concerned, the BBC seems to see its role in shaping political events rather than merely ‘reporting’ them.
Can the media really shake its heads in disbelief at electoral lies when it has been lying to its readers and viewers for years?
‘Fake news’ and ‘post-truth politics’ blamed for Trump and Brexit. You couldn’t make it up. But they did
Those warning of the dangers of ‘fake news’ and ‘post-truth politics’ have been the biggest peddlers of ‘fake news’ and ‘post-truth politics’.
Parliament has passed the “snooper’s charter”, which will let the UK government document everything we do online.
John Pilger In his career as a journalist and film-maker, has never known propaganda to insinuate our lives and go unchallenged and as it does now.
The mainstream media saw that stars could wield a lot of power – so they monster people like Lily Allen to put them off getting involved.
We are taught a distorted version of history which erases the serious political struggle that really brought us the fragile freedoms we have today.
Roger Perry’s photos capture a uniquely English take on graffiti; charged with subversive humour and heartfelt poetic sentiment