How do certain forms of media penetrate groupthink more easily than others?

Question by : How do certain forms of media penetrate groupthink more easily than others? For example, anything that you read in an official textbook will warp your beliefs around its content much more so than a news article or an essay (at least in the majority of my observations). People do not seem to […]

Is the media bubble that Americans live in an intended tool to keep us complacent consumerists?

Question by Chris M: Is the media bubble that Americans live in an intended tool to keep us complacent consumerists? Do the corporations who control the mainstream media in the U.S. make a conscious decision to keep Americans uninformed and disinterested in actual news (unbiased journalism from a global perspective) by instilling a standard of […]

Advertising in the News: Paid-for Content and the South African Print Media

Advertising in the News: Paid-for Content and the South African Print Media Exposing how the editorial content of magazines is shaped by those with buying power, this informative monograph challenges the tendency of the general public to believe that everything that appears in print is the truth. Highlighting issues of editorial integrity, profitability, media ethics, trust, […]

The New Rules of Marketing & PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile Applications, Blogs, News Releases, and Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly

The New Rules of Marketing & PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile Applications, Blogs, News Releases, and Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly David Meerman Scotts marketing bible has become a modern day business classic. This is the book every ambitious, forward-thinking, progressive marketer or publicist has at the front of their […]

Is the main stream media obsolete since becomming an advertising agency for?

Question by canam: Is the main stream media obsolete since becomming an advertising agency for? Obama? Glenn Beck and Fox news vetted Jones, and that led to his resignation. The mainstream media did not report on Jones until he resigned. Seems to me the main stream media is now irrelevant and obsolete. What say you? […]

Media Mayhem – Sandusky, Scientology & Ethical Journalism with Gawker.com Senior Reporter John Cook

40 years on from Watergate, journalism has gone through tectonic shifts that affect how reporters get their stories. We examine those shifting ethical grounds with gawker.com senior reporter John Cook. We discuss topics ranging from Christopher Hitchens, Barbara Walters, the FOXNews mole, the Church of Scientology, the Sandusky trial and more–always with one eye on […]