Noam Chomsky: Propaganda Model & the Political Economy of Mass Media
The following video is a historical lecture
held by Prof. Noam Chomsky at the Unversity of Wisconsin on the evening
of March 15, 1989. In this talk, Prof. Chomsky introduces the
propaganda model and explains how propaganda and systemic biases
function in mass media by providing numerous examples from their
coverage on foreign affairs. We translated the first part of this speech
into German – please donate today so we can translate all historical speeches of Prof. Noam Chomsky and archive them digitally into multiple languages by clicking here.
The following questions and more will be answered in the following video:
What is the history of propaganda and how was it employed throughout the 20th century?
How does the government control the flow
of information in corporate media outlets such as the Washington Post
and New York Times? And how are these corporate institutions structured
to enhance the flow of propaganda?
With what methods is the spectrum of debate and democratic participation held limited?
What did the social grassroots movements
in the 1960s influence and how did the establishment institutions view
What is the history of US foreign policy
and propaganda in Latin America? What implications did this have on the
people in this region?