Does it mean what you think it means?
- Journalistic standards?
- How is bias addressed?
- Political “debate” as “entertainment” (O’Reilly and Geraldo, McGlaughlin Group)
- Parodies: Can you tell the difference?
- Left/Right comparisons (stereotypes)
- Another kind of bias? What makes for good ratings ‘bait?’
- Analogies: Coke and Pepsi, anyone (or disambiguation)
- Other issues related to bias
- So what, you ask? Possible consequences
- A different question: Is the press free to report as it sees fit? Where’s the US ranked?
News ‘filters’ (from Hermann and Chomsky)
- How many correspondents cover the White House, Pentagon, Capitol??
- ‘Message force multipliers’ (David Barstow’s NY Times story)
- Fake news videos, sometimes with attribution, sometimes not
- (not) Answering questions (in Jon Stewart’s opinion)
- Flak–negative feedback
- Other filtering pressures
Propaganda and persuasion
- Another example: Global warming
- Techniques used by, on news media
- PR and the 3rd party technique
- Imagery and propaganda
- Mighty Wurlitzer
- Can you handle more?
- Craig Ferguson sums up
- What is there to be done (he asked, innocently)?
- The spin journal