Tag Archives: Media Distortion

Nygaard Notes> How the media distorts reality & misses the big stories

Nygaard Notes #526, February 28, 2013: “Quote” of the Week: “Are we not as human as you are?”; Why the Media Misses the Big Stories; Going Up the River to Find the Top Stories Nygaard Notes #525, February 18, 2013: “Quote” of the Week: Higher Minimum Wages Don’t Cost Jobs; How The Structure of Media Distorts Reality, Part […]

The Hottest Trend out of Hollywood: “War Sells!”

The Hottest Trend out of Hollywood: “War Sells!” In this day and age, “selling war” on the big screen has become a vastly lucrative enterprise, and business is booming By Global Research Global Research  February 28, 2013  GlobalResearch.ca This past week, television broadcasters worldwide have been particularly enthusiastic in celebrating a glorified image of war and […]

Nygaard Notes Independent Periodic News and Analysis Number 525, February 18, 2013

Nygaard Notes Independent Periodic News and Analysis Number 525, February 18, 2013 On the Web at http://www.nygaardnotes.org/ ****** 1.  “Quote” of the Week: Higher Minimum Wages Don’t Cost Jobs 2.  How The Structure of Media Distorts Reality, Part II: The Chicken Little Tendency 3.  How The Structure of Media Distorts Reality, Part III: The Story-Telling Format […]

Rebecca Solnit> Mad, Passionate Love and Violence: Occupy Heads Into the Spring

Mad, Passionate Love and Violence: Occupy Heads Into the Spring By Rebecca Solnit  Feb 22, 2012   TomDispatch via Truthdig When you fall in love, it’s all about what you have in common, and you can hardly imagine that there are differences, let alone that you will quarrel over them, or weep about them, or be torn apart by […]