Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Interesting Media Criticism of WSJ Account of Inequality

http://itcouldhappenhere.com/blog/wsjiswrong/

In journalism studies it is common to say that the media don't tell people what to think, but rather tell them what to think about.

On the other hand, the media play a powerful role in shaping how people think about issues through their "framing" devices.

See this blog for a good example of prejudicial media framing of growing inequality.

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