The Fairway: Ten Rules

by Matt Taibbi  Pick up any major newspaper, or turn on any network television news broadcast. The political orientation won’t matter. It could be Fox or MSNBC, the Washington Post or the Washington Times. You’ll find virtually every story checks certain boxes. Call them the ten rules of hate. After generations of doing the opposite, … Continue reading The Fairway: Ten Rules

Thirty Years After Manufacturing Consent, How Mass Media Keeps Thought Inbounds

The Fairway by Matt Taibbi Preface: An Interview with Noam Chomsky Ask the average liberal arts graduate about Dr. Noam Chomsky and one of the first comments is likely to involve his presentation. Despite being one of the world’s leading experts in linguistics, he has a reputation for being a dull intellectual – someone “known … Continue reading Thirty Years After Manufacturing Consent, How Mass Media Keeps Thought Inbounds