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Inventing Reality: The Politics of News Media by Michael Parenti

The book was published in and discusses media distortions up to that time. Garay rated it really liked it Aug 28, Aug 01, Michael Valletta rated it it was amazing.

His argument will reeducate and enrage a public that has come to believe in an impartial, free press. Parenti is most known for his criticism of capitalism and American foreign policy. Igor Seprak rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Trivia About Inventing Reality Nov 26, Yuu Sasih rated it really liked it Shelves: It was amazing how relevant this book is now despite its being parenhi year old.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Garett Drake rated it liked it Sep 21, A Stalinist criticizing American media Liam Leahy rated it it was rreality Jul 15, I wish I wasn’t such a slow reader.

Carlee rated it it was amazing Nov 23, Published November 15th by Cengage Learning first published January 1st A great book about media influence on people’s perspective, with all controls it gets from government, media owner, etc.

He digs at the roots that sustain our public consciousness. Nov 22, Michelle Murray added it. Classic book on cultural hegemony and how the plethora of medias manipulate society on a regular basis. Aaron rated it really liked it Apr 17, American political scientist, historian and culture critic. Account Options Sign in.

Inventing Reality: The Politics of the Mass Media

No eBook available Amazon. Nov 05, Christopher rated it really liked it.

Paperbackpages. Neil Mcgrath rated it really liked it Mar 11, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Today, people can find nearly anything they want to hear in the media, liberal or conservative. Sep 07, Brian Carnell rated it did not like it.

In this passionate, controversial critique of the news media, Michael Parenti examines the subtle but profound pafenti in which the media influence and manipulate the public’s perception of reality. Want to Read saving….


This is the truth. How our mind could easily be manipulate for the sake of few people’s benefit. Invfnting rated it it was amazing Apr 02, Lists with This Book. May 24, P. As someone who works in the business, Parenti’s analysis of distortions, ideology, omissions and power of the Media in our lives is an essential read.

Inventing Reality Parenti

He argues really concisely, anticipating every counterargument, and exposing the reader to a radical new world view, but he never loses himself in technical jargon.

Michael Parenti is one of the best antidotes to media misinformation. The Politics of News Media. In order to get to parentj news that really matters and the truth, we have to dig deep.