The Wizards Of Media Oz

GUESTS: Norman Solomon Co-Author, Wizards of Media Oz: Behind the Curtain of Mainstream Media Author, "Media Beat," a nationally syndicated column Author, False Hope: The Politics of Illusion in the Clinton Era (1994) Jeff Cohen Co-Author, Wizards of Media Oz: Behind the Curtain of Mainstream Media (Common Courage Press, 1997) Founder and Executive Director, FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting) Many of us absorb the news each day without ever questioning who chooses the stories that get covered and which ones never makes it to print. In their new book "Wizards of Media Oz: Behind the Curtain of Mainstream News," media critics Jeff Cohen and Norman Solomon go beyond the headlines to uncover what they say are the institutional and political powers that dictate news content. Host Ray Suarez is joined by the authors for a look at corporate influences in news coverage ....on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.

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