The Resource The more you watch the less you know : news wars/(sub)merged hopes/media adventures, Danny Schechter ; foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault

The more you watch the less you know : news wars/(sub)merged hopes/media adventures, Danny Schechter ; foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault

Label
The more you watch the less you know : news wars/(sub)merged hopes/media adventures
Title
The more you watch the less you know
Title remainder
news wars/(sub)merged hopes/media adventures
Statement of responsibility
Danny Schechter ; foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • The More You Watch, The Less You Know is one journalist's testimony on the demise - and possible resurgence - of truth-telling in our time. Weaving autobiographical experiences with media analysis, Schechter names names and points his finger at key players in the megamedia corporations that rule the airwaves. He offers an insider's tale of how the media really works and why it doesn't work the way it should breaking what media historian Robert W. McChesney in his foreword calls "the implicit code of silence that compels journalists to look the other way ...."
  • The More You Watch, The Less You Know recounts Schechter's media adventures, from when he was "Danny Schechter the News Dissector" on Boston's WBCN radio, to his personal odyssey chronicling the anti-Apartheid revolution in South Africa, to his development of innovative programming as an independent producer. In this age of telecommunications bills and media mergers. The More You Watch, The Less You Know is an insider's passionate plea for freedom of the electronic press and media reform
Biography type
contains biographical information
Dewey number
302.23
Index
no index present
LC call number
P90
LC item number
.S337 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The more you watch the less you know : news wars/(sub)merged hopes/media adventures, Danny Schechter ; foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Publication
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Contents
Foreword / Jackson Browne -- Foreword / Robert W. McChesney -- Introduction: The Many Fronts of the Media War -- 1. News Dissecting: Inside the Rock Radio Revolution -- 2. Elevating Journalism (through Harvard Yard) -- 3. Going Local: Breaking into the Business and Being Broken by It -- 4. CNN: The World's Most (Self) Important Network -- 5. 20/20: We're in Touch So You Be in Touch -- 6. The Control Room -- 7. Defecting: Becoming a Network Refugee -- 8. Globalvision: Downwardly Mobile and Upwardly Global -- 9. Passion and Discovery: That Was Then -- 10. On the Island -- 11. Contradictions, Contradictions: This Is Now -- 12. Media Worlds in Collision -- 13. I, Rupert -- 14. The Mergers of July and the End of Journalism -- 15. What We Can Do -- 16. The Media Channel
Control code
000012987803
Extent
p. cm
Isbn
9781888363401
Lccn
97000502
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.b17970088
System control number
  • 33217006563432
  • (OCoLC)36170761

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