Violence in Media
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Between the Lines: How to Detect Bias and Propaganda in the News and Everyday Life
An exploration of medthods of "dec-doing" our daily newspapers and radio/TV news. Examines our predominant sources of information (mass media) and indicates the existence of many alternative sources o...
Confessions of a Media Critic
Barrie Zwicker says that with the planet in crisis it isn't time for 'business as usual', least of all in journalism.
Connexions: Volume 9, Number 2 - Summer 1984 - Rights and Liberties - A Digest of Resources & Groups for Social
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Designing Pacifist Films
Islamic Peril: Media And Global Violence
Karim, Karim H.
Journalists Killed since 1992
A database of more than 700 journalists who have been murdered or killed on dangerous assignments since 1992. Interactive maps, timelines, and statistical breakdowns providing analysis by country, yea...
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
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...
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Our Generation: Volume 1 Number 3
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The Uses of Literacy
In this partly autobiographical book Hoggart observes the loss of an authentic popular culture and denounces the imposition of mass culture by the culture industries.
Violence Today: Actually Existing Barbarism
Panich, Leo; Leys, Colin (eds.)
Looks at violence in many contexts: violence by men against women, violence by the state in inner cities, prisons, politically motivated violence and terror and the superabundance of weapons. Reflecti...
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Bimonthly publication focusing on peace and justice from a multi-partisan perspective.
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Broad consensus that violent media increases child aggression
It seems that children can not only learn violence from adult role models but also through the media.
Content Magazine - Number 40
A memorial to killed journalists, a call to action
More than 500 journalists have been targeted for murder, our research shows, and nearly nine in 10 of these slayings go unpunished. Another 200 journalists have been killed in combat or on dangerous a...
The Snuff Film
The Making of an Urban Legend
Stine, Scott Aaron
One of the most enduring, and little-recognized, urban legends about cinema is the "snuff film," in which actresses are supposedly actually killed onscreen. Over the course of nearly a quarter century...