Golden Silences in the Propaganda System
Herman, S. Edwardhttp://zcomm.org/zmagazine/golden-silences-in-the-propaganda-system/
Publisher: Z Magazine
Date Written: 27/05/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17520
Propaganda shapes the flow of information in many different ways, including, obviously, the choice of the news fit to print, its placement, and the selection of authorities to make those facts credible. But equally important, and implicit in news choices, especially where there are political interests at stake and possible varying interpretations of the news, is omitting facts and ignoring sources that call the chosen (often official) perspective into question.