massmedia's Journal

media manipulation
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As American prepares for war, the mass media will be used, as it has in the past, to sway public support.

This is a community where individuals can expose the methods media uses to manipulate mass opinion.

In war, people are required to endure hardships and sacrifice. Mothers must supply children for the effort. Industry must supply resources. The mass media is used by the government to get the populist working on the war machine.

Resource List:

Fair - Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting. Good List of Online News Sources
Michael Moore What the National Press is not telling you - link list. TV Guerilla Muckracking
Media Monitors - a non-profit, non-bias and non-political platform which mainly helps to prevail the whole truth and generally facilitate answers to any disputed, controversial topic being broadcast, web cast, published, distributed or telecast in the world media. MMN is seeking for the truth in most critical "hot topics" which can often be twisted by the world media.

WorkingForChange - a comprehensive Web site made up of resources for people with progressive values.
Guardian Unlimited - the UK's leading newspaper website with over 2.4 million users and 30 million page impressions a month.
Oxfam - Oxfam GB is a development, relief, and campaigning organisation dedicated to finding lasting solutions to poverty and suffering around the world. (News Update)
My Afgahan - ANN provides updated news related to Afghanistan from reliable worldwide sources. It is run by college students who gather news about Afghanistan to a central location making it easier for users to read news.
News24 - maintains Afrikaans web sites for its content partners, the Afrikaans newspapers Beeld, Die Burger, Die Volksblad and Sake, making it the largest provider of Afrikaans Internet news content in South Africa.

- provides information and analysis about political, economic, environmental and social developments in the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus, as well as in Russia, the Middle East, and Southwest Asia. The web site also offers additional features, including newsmaker interviews, book reviews and a discussion forum.
BBC:South Asia - News from Afghanistan (* personal news source)
Indymedia - network of collectively run media outlets for the creation of radical, accurate, and passionate tellings of the truth. Indy newswire works on the principle of OPEN PUBLISHING, an essential element of the Indymedia project that allows anyone to instantaneously self-publish their work on a globally accessible web site.