#107 Matthew Alford: Understanding Mass Media


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Christian talks to author, documentary filmmaker, and lecturer in media Dr Matthew Alford about mass media as an institution and relates it to coverage of Modern Monetary Theory.

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National Security Cinema by Matthew Alford and Tom Secker: https://www.amazon.co.uk/National-Security-Cinema-Government-Hollywood/dp/1548084980

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A mainstream outlet accepted my pitch on what media refuses to say about US empire – then refused to let me say it” by Matthew Alford: https://thegrayzone.com/2021/05/13/mainstream-outlet-media-refuses-say/

For more on the Propaganda Model: https://www.medialens.org/the-propaganda-model/

Media critical projects:

Media Lens: https://www.medialens.org/

Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR): https://fair.org/

FAIR’s podcast, “Counterspin”: https://fair.org/counterspin-radio/

Citations Needed podcast: https://citationsneeded.libsyn.com/

Democracy Now!: https://www.democracynow.org/

Details about the 2nd International European MMT conference (September 13th-15th 2021): https://www.mmtconference.eu

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