Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation

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Gone is the era of Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite, when news programs fought to gain the trust and respect of a wide spectrum of American viewers. Today, the fastest-growing news programs and media platforms are fighting hard for increasingly narrow segments of the public and playing on old prejudices and deep-rooted fears, coloring the conversation in the blogosphere and the cable news chatter to distract from the true issues at stake. Using the same tactics once used to mobilize political parties and committed ...

Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation 2012, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780230341821

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