The Propaganda Model in the book is very powerful, and comes alive through the numerous case studies.
Overall, this is an excellent book, even for the non-academic, and will fundamentally alter the way you look at the media, and the 'facts' they are reporting.
The "Propaganda model" as they call it, is even more effective than state-run media in totalitarian societies where the media bias is much more transparent.
Classic book with an updated intro from 2002. Arrived quickly.Published 2 months ago by Marshall Palmer
It solidified my thinking of how we are manipulated by our private, public, and political institutions. It is nothing new anyway.Published 3 months ago by Chalo Rivera
In my scientific understanding I have noticed that the "popular" books of Noam Chomsky usually have very impressive titles BUT they usually describe useless Details,Details... Read morePublished 3 months ago by E. P. Kourla
I can only imagine what it would have been like to read Darwin's theory of evolution when it was first proposed, but I am sure that it would have been akin to how I felt reading... Read morePublished 4 months ago by MR J W MCMAHON
This is the ultimate book to learn how the media really works and how we are influenced without being consciously aware of it. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Veronica
The usual Chomsky screed, well-known, well-worn, but useful nonetheless. Good points about the U.S. Government's illicit undertakings behind the scenes in Latin America and... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Matthew Taub
No human alive today should fail to read this one. Parts of it are certainly dated, but overall it is an enduring seminal work that will change the way you look at the world.Published 9 months ago by Contrary Mary