Marty Kaplan on the Weapons of Mass Distraction | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

See on Scoop.itDidYouCheckFirst

“The news industry is now part of the privileged elite. They’re not the scrappy adversaries that one would hope they would be fighting for the little guy. They are ‘The Man’….The problem is that corporate self-interest plays itself out in the content of news.” – Marty Kaplan, Director USC Norman Lear Center

 

How can we all become a more informed news consumer?

 

On The Media recently offered a 9-point Breaking News Consumer Handbook that can help: 

https://didyoucheckfirst.wordpress.com/2013/09/22/on-the-media-the-breaking-news-consumers-handbook/

Greg Russak‘s insight:

"The news industry is now part of the privileged elite. They’re not the scrappy adversaries that one would hope they would be fighting for the little guy. They are ‘The Man’….The problem is that corporate self-interest plays itself out in the content of news." – Marty Kaplan, Director USC Norman Lear Center

 

How can we all become a more informed news consumer?

 

On The Media recently offered a 9-point Breaking News Consumer Handbook that can help: 

https://didyoucheckfirst.wordpress.com/2013/09/22/on-the-media-the-breaking-news-consumers-handbook/

See on billmoyers.com

Advertisements

One thought on “Marty Kaplan on the Weapons of Mass Distraction | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s