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Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media

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Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media - Herman, Edward S, and Chomsky, Noam
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We normally think that the press are cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitous in its search for truth. In "Manufacturing Consent", Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky show how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets of the news. Far from challenging established power, the media work hard to discover and mirror its assumptions. The authors skilfully dissect the way in which the marketplace and the economics of publishing significantly shape the news. They reveal how issues are framed and topics chosen, and ...

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Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media 2008, The Bodley Head Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781847920706

Trade paperback

Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media 2002, Pantheon Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375714498

Trade paperback

Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media 1995, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099533115

Mass-market paperback