Tag Archives: Edward Herman

Chris Hedges: The Rot of American Journalism Runs Deep

…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.

Noam Chomsky: What Makes Mainstream Media Mainstream?

Corporations are basically tyrannies, hierarchic, controlled from above. If you don’t like what they are doing you get out. The major media are just part of that system.   By Noam Chomsky Z Communications  April 23, 2014  Posted in: Editorial, Media (Main) art of the reason why I write about the media is because I am interested in the […]

Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa: From Tragedy to Useful Imperial Fiction

Philpot shows that U.S. and Western intervention  in Rwanda was crucial both in preparing the ground for the 1994 bloodbath  and in the failure to stop it after it was well underway.    Review by Edward S. Herman  January 2014   Z Magazine     By Robin Philpot  Baraka Books (MontrealCA), 273 pp Robin Philpot’s important new […]