Source: Global Research
A Review of Danny Schechter’s book ‘Plunder: Investigating Our Economic Calamity and the Subprime Scandal’ by Stephen Lendman
Global Research, September 18, 2008
Danny Schechter is a media activist, critic, independent filmmaker, TV producer as well as an author of 10 books and lecturer on media issues. Some call him ‘The News Dissector,’ and that’s the name of his popular blog on media issues. He’s also co-founder of Media Channel.org. It covers the ‘political, cultural and social impacts of the media,’ and provides information unavailable in the mainstream.
Schechter’s books include Media Wars; Embedded – weapons of Mass Deception; The Death of Media; The More You Watch The Less You Know; and his newest and subject of this review, Plunder. Subtitled: Investigating Our Economic Calamity and the Subprime Scandal, Schechter examines the fallout from the current economic and financial crisis. What the mainstream media (MSM) suppresses: