Media Coverage/Asia

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Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Covering Pakistan: How Journalists and Experts Reproduce Empire
Tahir, Madiha R.
Article
2010
It appears irrelevant to many policymakers, journalists, and people in the US generally that Pakistan has, for example, peasants, unions, working-class politics, LGBTQ organizations, feminist groups—t...
Global Media Megalomedia The voice of globalization: New Internationalist April 2001
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2001
The effects of globa media in different parts of the world. Discusses how the media promotes globalization as well as how it is an integral part of the process. How news can get distorted by the struc...
Kyrgyzstan's dubious success
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1995
In Kyrgyzstan, everyone is better off - except for the vast majority of the population.
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
Herman, Edward S.
Book
1982
Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
Reporting the Realities of Poverty
Zwicker, Barrie
Article
1997
Review of Everybody Loves a Good Drought: Stories from India's Poorest Districts, by P. Sainath.
Sources.com: Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Website
1977
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...

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Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
CounterCurrents.org
An alternative news site based in India. We bring out what the mainstream media fails to tell you, or hides from you. These are the things that really matter. The things which may determine the fate o...

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Beijing imposes its propaganda beyond its borders
2015
As Chinese President Xi Jinping continues a week-long official visit to the United States that began on 22 September, Reporters Without Borders condemns China's policy of exporting its information con...
Hong Kong police use force to block reporting of pro-democracy rallies
Sources News Release
2014
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has strongly criticised the abuse of power by Hong Kong Police when they attacked journalists, students and citizens at pro-democracy demonstrations o...
Iran bars foreign media from reporting on protests
Sources News Release
2009
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Iranian government's decision to bar foreign journalists from leaving their offices to report, film, or take photographs--a restriction intended to pr...
RSF reiterates call for EU sanctions against CCTV and Xinhua
Sources News Release
2016
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for European Union sanctions against state-owned China Central Television (CCTV) and the official news agency Xinhua for broadcasting and publishing what are pres...