Mickey Huff and Nolan Higdon on media manipulation in the US (11/26/19)


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By Leonard Lopate at Large on WBAI Radio in New York. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
It's no secret that the goal of corporate-owned media is to increase the profits of the few, not to empower the many. As a result, people are increasingly immersed in an information system structured to reinforce their social biases and market to their buying preferences. In their book “United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (And What We Can Do About It)” Mickey Huff and Nolan Higdon offer a clear, concise appraisal of our current situation and present readers with action items for how to improve it. Join us for a discussion of how we can escape the clutches of big money in media in this edition of Leonard Lopate at Large on WBAI.

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