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Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda

Noam Chomsky


PUBLISHED: 31st July 2003
ISBN: 9781583225363
ANNOTATION:
Chomsky's classic back-pocket primer on U.S. government propaganda and media bias, now available in an edition expanded to include his comments regarding media coverage of terrorism and U.S. foreign policy in a post-September 11 world.
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PUBLISHED: 31st July 2003
ISBN: 9781583225363
ANNOTATION:
Chomsky's classic back-pocket primer on U.S. government propaganda and media bias, now available in an edition expanded to include his comments regarding media coverage of terrorism and U.S. foreign policy in a post-September 11 world.

Annotation

Chomsky's classic back-pocket primer on U.S. government propaganda and media bias, now available in an edition expanded to include his comments regarding media coverage of terrorism and U.S. foreign policy in a post-September 11 world.

Publisher Description

since September 11th 2001.

Back Cover

... The Issue is Whether We Want to Live in a Free Society or Whether We Want to Live Under What Amounts to a Form of Self-Imposed Totalitarianism, With the Bewildered Herd Marginalized, Directed Elsewhere, Terrified, Screaming Patriotic Slogans, Fearing for Their Lives, and Admiring with Awe the Leader Who Saved them from Destruction, While the Educated Masses Goose-Step on Command and Repeat the Slogans They're Supposed to Repeat and the Society Deteriorates at Home. We End Up Serving as a Mercenary Enforcer State, Hoping that Others are Going to Pay us to Smash Up the World."

Author Biography

Noam Chomsky is a world-renowned linguist and political activist. He is author of, among numerous other books, Profit over People and the international best-seller (currently available in 26 foreign markets) 9-11, which has more than 400,000 copies in print.

Review

"Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state." - Noam Chomsky

Product Details

Short Title
MEDIA CONTROL 2/E
Pages
103
Publisher
Seven Stories Press
Series
Open Media
Language
English
Edition
2nd
ISBN-10
1583225366
ISBN-13
9781583225363
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
2003
Publication Date
2003-07-31
Subtitle
The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda
Country of Publication
United States
Author
Noam Chomsky
Residence
Lexington, MA, US
Audience
General/Trade