Jonathan Cook - Response to Intellectual Cleansing Part 1
Date Written: 2008-10-07
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.