23 Jan 2019

Mediawatch Midweek 23 January 2019

From Mediawatch, 10:35 pm on 23 January 2019
Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky Photo: Al Jazeera: Noam Chomsky

 Mediawatch's midweek catch-up with Lately. This week Jeremy Rose chats with Karyn Hay about the 30th anniversary of Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman's Manufacturing Consent; a John Pilger interview on propaganda on Russia's RT network; and, how two former National MPs took to media punditry over the summer break.


Links to the items mentioned in tonight's Mediawatch Midweek:.

Al Jazeera: Noam Chomsky's Manufacturing Consent Revisited

Amira Hass: Why Chomsky's Manufacturing Consent is Still Relevant

Matt Taibbi: (Still) Manufacturing Consent

Matt Taibbi: Interview with Chomsky

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Photo: RT: Screenshot

RT: John Pilger special: A look back at 2018, and ahead to 2019 (Going Underground)

James Ball: When free societies copy Russian media tactics, there's only one winner

Binoy Kampmark: Dances of Disinformation

Ross Meurant: What new on the News?

Chester Burrows: C'mon! Is that really news?