Monday, June 16, 2008

First Show To Air Thursday, June 26th!

The first episode of Media Monitors will air on MNN channel 56 at 7:30 PM on Thursday, June 26.

The show can also be viewed online through the streaming feature on the MNN website.

The first episode contains some footage provided by the Media Education Foundation, Media Matters For America, and the annual FreePress National Media Reform Conference.

Episode 1 includes music by Phil Ochs and a slideshow compiled by Producer, Florindo Troncelliti, on the first of six media filters identified in the Propaganda Model theory advanced by Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman in their classic work, Manufacturing Consent.

Ownership and Size constitute the first filter, which will be addressed in the last segment of the introductory episode of Media Monitors by a speech given by FreePress Chair, Professor Timothy Wu, at the recent NCMR in Minneapolis on June 7, 2008.

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