Category Archives: Media Analysis

The Problem of Anonymity

In a recent article, British author and journalist Heather Brooke bemoans the increasingly common journalistic practice of granting anonymity to official spokespeople who use it to ensure deniability and avoid personal accountability for their comments to the press. Other writers, … Continue reading

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Selective Journalism: How Western Media Manipulates Information and Context to Conform to Official Narratives on Iran’s Enrichment Program

One of the hallmarks of non-democratic nations is the absence of an independent press. In countries like China and North Korea, all media is state-run and strictly regulated. News stories reflect the will of the dominant political class and rarely … Continue reading

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