Beyond the Left: The Communist Critique of the Media

Author(s): Stephen Harper

Date: Format: EPUB Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 1846949769
Pages: OCR: Quality: ISBN13: 9781846949760
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The ideological distortions of the conservative media, from Fox News to the Daily Mail, are extensively said and frequently denounced amongst recent critics and commentators. But what if The Guardian newspaper and BBC information, in reality, represent essentially the most insidious kinds of capitalist propaganda? In a wide-ranging and erudite polemic, Beyond the Left analyses capitalist information and present affairs media from an intensive viewpoint. The e book rejects the liberal and pluralist paradigms that frequently underpin evaluations of the media, appearing how media texts replicate and support the fabric pursuits of the ruling magnificence and arguing that the main ideological threat lately is posed now not by means of the appropriate wing, however by means of the left-liberal media, because it co-opts and obscures radical political positions and reinforces a variety of mystifications, from anti-fascism and ‘humanitarian warfare’ to ‘inexperienced politics’. Drawing at the paintings of radical media critics in addition to the writings of modern communist teams and bearing in mind the hot reporting of warfare, commercial motion, immigration and the surroundings, Beyond the Left updates and recharges the Marxist critique of the media.
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