The real scandal is the media frenzy | SocialistWorker.org

http://socialistworker.org/2011/06/14/real-scandal-is-the-media

I’m not remotely familiar with the Wiener story as, here in the UK, we have been somewhat more fascinated by the story mushrooming over the past couple of weeks which culminated, today, in the quite historic Sacrifice of Britains best selling “newspaper”, the weekly comic known as the News of the World. (Clearly with the intent of preserving Mudrock’s grip on the purchase of BSkyB as well as the almost emotional attempt to preserve the status of his protege Rebecca Brooks).

However, one doesn’t have to know a thing about the story to agree with every word of this article. The media frenzy is clearly a classic instance of “Manufacturing Consent” and distraction from the real issues of the day…

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About Harry Stottle
Refugee from the Stumbleupon Blogicide of October 2011 Here you will find my "kneejerk" responses to the world and what I happen to bump into. For my more detailed considerations and proposals, please visit my website or my previous main blogging site.

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