Chris Hedges Interviews Matt Taibbi: The Rot of American Journalism Runs Deep

Chris Hedges discusses the deep rot that infects American journalism with reporter Matt Taibbi.

By CHRIS HEDGES  RT America  On Contact
Truthdig  May

They explore the ways in which Fox News has reshaped the industry in its own image, and how networks like MSNBC have come to tell viewers exactly what they want to hear. Hedges also devotes a portion of his segment to Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky’s seminal book, “Manufacturing Consent,” which remains no less essential several decades after it was first published.

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