Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media

Author(s): Noam Chomsky & Edward S Herman

Philosophy, Politics & Current Affairs

Contrary to the usual image of the press in its search for truth, this book depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets of the news. It is an account of how propagandistic our mass media are, and how we can learn to read them and see their function in a radical way. It reveals how issues are framed and topics are chosen.


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Edward S. Herman is Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Among his books are Corporate Control, Corporate Power; The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda; Demonstration Elections: U. S.-Staged Elections in the Dominican Republic, Vietnam and El Salvador (with Frank Brodhead) and The Rise and Fall of the Bulgarian Connection (with Frank Brodhead). Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston. A member of the American Academy of Science, he has published widely in both linguistics and current affairs. His previous books include At War with Asia, American Power and the New Mandarins, For Reasons of State, Peace in the Middle East?, Towards a New Cold War, Fateful Triangle: The U. S., Israel and the Palestinians, Pirates and Emperors, The Culture of Terrorism, Manufacturing Consent (with E. S. Herman), and Necessary Illusions.

General Fields

  • : 9780099533115
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : United Book Distributors
  • : January 1998
  • : 199mm X 132mm X 28mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : 302.23
  • : 432
  • : Propaganda; Media studies; Media, information & communication industries
  • : Noam Chomsky & Edward S Herman
  • : Paperback
  • : 295