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Beyond the Left: The Communist Critique of the Media By Stephen Harper Beyond the Left The Communist Critique of the Media The ideological distortions of the conservative media from Fox News to the Daily Mail are widely acknowledged and often denounced among contemporary critics and commentators But what if The Guardian
  • Title: Beyond the Left: The Communist Critique of the Media
  • Author: Stephen Harper
  • ISBN: 9781846949760
  • Page: 261
  • Format: Paperback
  • Beyond the Left: The Communist Critique of the Media By Stephen Harper The ideological distortions of the conservative media, from Fox News to the Daily Mail, are widely acknowledged and often denounced among contemporary critics and commentators But what if The Guardian newspaper and BBC news, in fact, constitute the most insidious forms of capitalist propaganda In a wide ranging and erudite polemic, Beyond the Left analyses capitalist newThe ideological distortions of the conservative media, from Fox News to the Daily Mail, are widely acknowledged and often denounced among contemporary critics and commentators But what if The Guardian newspaper and BBC news, in fact, constitute the most insidious forms of capitalist propaganda In a wide ranging and erudite polemic, Beyond the Left analyses capitalist news and current affairs media from a radical perspective The book rejects the liberal and pluralist paradigms that often underpin critiques of the media, showing how media texts reflect and reinforce the material interests of the ruling class and arguing that the principal ideological menace today is posed not by the right wing, but by the left liberal media, as it co opts and obscures radical political positions and reinforces a range of mystifications, from anti fascism and humanitarian war to green politics Drawing on the work of radical media critics as well as the writings of revolutionary communist groups and considering the recent reporting of war, industrial action, immigration and the environment, Beyond the Left updates and recharges the Marxist critique of the media.
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    1. I thought the book was really informative, and placed its critique of the media in a way that often gets forgotten Yep, even the liberal media in all its fairness ultimately serves the interest of the ruling class There were a few particular awesome quotable sections My only giving it 4 stars comes from a disagreement with a chapter saying that anti fascism is a way for liberals to get radicals to favor liberal democracy it can be, but the author also said that we don t face a fascist threat and [...]


    2. The book s framework is good overall but it gets bogged down in citing examples from the Anglo American media and political events I m disappointed it didnt spend time synthesizing and raising all these empirical facts to the level of theory much like what Althusser did for ideology though I don t agree with everything the old git said Nevertheless, it can serve well as an introduction to a basic Marxist conception of the mass media minus the postMarxist penchant of watering down Marx s classic [...]


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