The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine
SHORT VIDEO CLIPS, 7 Sep 2020
According to American linguist and political activist, Noam Chomsky, corporate/mainstream media operate through 5 filters: ownership, advertising, the media elite, flak and the common enemy.
Tags: Journalism, Mainstream Media MSM, Media, Noam Chomsky
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 7 Sep 2020.
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