Noam Chomsky - The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine

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Noam Chomsky - The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine 5
According to American linguist and political activist, Noam Chomsky, media operate through 5 filters: ownership, advertising, the media elite, flak and the common enemy.

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Narrated by Amy Goodman, Executive Producer of Democracy Now!
Designed and animated by Pierangelo Pirak

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Good to see that animators are still taking psychedelic drugs.

Author — xtofer


The fact that you're not aware that America is the BEST propagandist there ever was is proof that they're on another level.

Author — Deathless


"The Media is ALWAYS lying to you." -The Media.

Author — jamesonknott


Suddenly have the strangest craving to eat origami diamonds.

Author — koolass koolass


grab some popcorn, people. this comment section is about to be filled with reasonable, well thought out arguments from smart people that absolutely know what they're talking about.

Author — Maher F


1.) Media Ownership
2.) Advertising Money
3.) The Media Elite
4.) Flack
5.) The Common Enemy

Author — DN 13


Bernie Sanders is the only one who leads Trump in Iowa. *Headlines:* "Trump holds slim leads over Warren and Biden in Iowa"

Author — Otso


I’m with the triangle guy, I think the triangle is the best way to go.

Author — Keith D.


"Al Jazeera is funded in whole or in part by the Qatari government" haha

Author — James Gunningham


One criticism I have is that the overly dramatic music and the authoritative tone of this video makes it sound like it's propaganda itself.

Author — Horny Fruit Flies


The fact that this is on Al-Jazeera will be enough to bring the flack monster

Author — C Teal


I'm not refuting any point here but, Al Jazeera, you too are the media.

Author — UnderTheSun


This is why Andrew Yang is being pushed to the sidelines in mainstream media.

Author — Undeadsweater


And if you point any of this out you are a conspiracy theorist or a russian bot.

Author — Alessandro do Carmo Silva


As if I wasn't having nightmares already. Thanks guys.

Author — Mafaman


am I the only one getting full metal alchemist vibes from this?

Author — Rudolf Goldenbaum


so you're telling me that Chomsky just literally rewrote Marx's The German Ideology

Author — Hipster do Café


The irony is that we watched this on media channel 😆 well, u've been warned

Author — ilove2929


Some people: How high are you?
Animator: Yes

Author — Recto Jr Ruiz


Watching this while high was not a good idea

Author — Giovanni Ruffinoni