How Alternative Media Provide The Crucial Critique Of The Mainstream

Keeble, Richard
http://medialens.org/index.php/alerts/alert-archive/2010/38-how-alternative-media-provide-the-crucial-critique-of-the-mainstream.html

Publisher:  Medialens
Date Written:  20/01/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX11703

The closeness of the mainstream to dominant economic, cultural and ideological forces means that the mainstream largely functions to promote the interests of the military/industrial/political complex. Yet within advanced capitalist economies, the contradictions and complexities of corporate media have provided certain spaces for progressive journalism.

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