Media Matters … and Citizen Mutters
Nowhere is the everyday impact of technology felt more than in the sophistication of mass media. At no time has the average citizen been so deluged by information, nor ever seemed more bereft of any say, not to mention sway, in the affairs of state. Gandhi warned of the sidelining of the people by a craze for fancy attractions. His view of journalism makes fascinating reading.
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- 1.Lisa Romero, “What the Media Aren’t Telling You about American Protests,” Open Salon blog, September 26, 2011 (http://open.salon.com/blog/lisa_romero/2011/09/26/what_the_media_arent_telling_you_about_american_protests). Coverage improved following this article. Also, the protests grew larger, spread nationwide, and garnered vocal support from several unions.Google Scholar