Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Defining the Mass Media World View: A Funny and Original Approach

By Barry Rubin

Martin Berman-Gorvine has come up with a clever, funny, and educational idea: take the New York Times and put together a dictionary of political terms using the way that it reports and analyzes the news. It's still growing but is worth a visit. And the funny thing--which also means the unfunny thing--is that his demonstration of the current dominant world view's absurdity is quite accurate.

It's called, "Secret Decoder Ring: Understanding How The New York Times Thinks About Israel," but it actually covers more issues as well.

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