Jonathan Cook - Response to Intellectual Cleansing Part 1

Cook, Jonathan
http://medialens.org/index.php/alerts/alert-archive/2008/552-intellectual-cleansing-part-2.html

Publisher:  Medialens
Date Written:  07/10/2008
Year Published:  2008  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX9527

However grateful we should be to the tiny minority of dissident writers, their relegation to the margins of the commentary pages of Britain's 'leftwing' media serves a useful purpose for corporate interests. It helps define the 'character' of the British media as provocative, pluralistic and free-thinking - when in truth they are anything but. It is a vital component in maintaining the fiction that a professional media is a diverse media.

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