Race-baiter : how the media wields dangerous words to divide a nation /
"Gone is the era of Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite, when news programs fought to gain the trust and respect of a wide spectrum of American viewers. Today, the fastest-growing news programs and media platforms are fighting hard for increasingly narrow segments of the public and playing on old p...
|Main Author:||Deggans, Eric.|
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- Introduction: making all the right enemies
- Fox News Channel vs. MSNBC: downgrading all journalism in the race to win a political fight
- Information wars: how partisan media manipulate facts to get your attention
- Fox News Channel's focus on scary black people leaves race relations as collateral damage
- Chasing Obama, Newt, Bachmann, and Palin: the pitfalls of race and gender in political coverage
- From supernegroes to BBFs: why network TV still often stars white America
- How news media became a haven for middle-aged white guys (and a few women)
- Hate radio: why talk radio may not be a haven for angry white guys much longer
- From Flavor Flav to All-American Muslim: searching past the stereotypes in "reality TV"
- The Katrina effect: how lax poverty coverage helps politicians demonize the poor
- Talking across difference: resisting propaganda while integrating our lives and media.