MEDIA LENS: INTELLECTUAL CLEANSING: PART 1 – Keeping The Media Safe For Big Business

MEDIA LENS: Correcting for the distorted vision of the corporate media

October 2, 2008

Martin Tierney is one of a tiny number of mainstream journalists willing to review our book, ‘Guardians of Power’. In June 2006, he published an accurate outline of our argument in the Herald, commenting: “It stands up to scrutiny.”

He added that we “do not see conscious conspiracy but a ‘filter system maintained by free market forces.’ After all it wouldn’t be appropriate to show the limbs of third world children during Thanksgiving as it would only remind consumers who was really being stuffed.” (

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