A Propaganda Model

Herman and Chomsky’s Propaganda Model offers an explanation of the processes that are involved with the production of news media. In the essay, they describe the mechanism by which mass media messages pass through a successive series of filters before they ever reach the public. In other words, the content that audiences see on Television … Continue reading A Propaganda Model

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“Y’all Know Better” – FCC Regulation of LGBT Television Content

Introduction “The only thing [Trump’s] mouth is good for is being Vladimir Putin’s cock holster.” Stephen Colbert, The Late Show. May 1, 2017.1 On May 1, 2017 the late-night comedian Stephen Colbert’s monologue for CBS’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert included several jabs and jokes about President Donald Trump and his relation to Russian … Continue reading “Y’all Know Better” – FCC Regulation of LGBT Television Content