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manufacture of consent

1. A phrase originally coined in 1922 by the American journalist Walter Lippmann (1889–1974) to refer to the management of public opinion, which he felt was necessary for ...

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A Dictionary of Journalism

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2014
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Media studies
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113 words

...manufacture of consent The primary function of commercial mass media within capitalism, and specifically in the USA, according to the propaganda model of Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky. In the book Manufacturing Consent (1995[1988]), they argued that whatever the motivations or intentions of individual journalists, the routines and practices of the bulk of the mainstream media have the effect of propagating and amplifying the world view of the most wealthy and powerful within society, while at the same time ignoring or ridiculing any alternative...

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (2 ed.)

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2016
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Media studies
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... of consent 1. A phrase originally coined in 1922 by the American journalist Walter Lippmann ( 1889–1974 ) to refer to the management of public opinion , which he felt was necessary for democracy to flourish, since he felt that public opinion was an irrational force. 2. For Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky , the acceptance of government policies by people in the USA on the basis of the partial picture of issues offered by the mass media, denying them access to alternative views. They present this as a propaganda model in which the mass...

manufacture of consent

manufacture of consent  

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1. A phrase originally coined in 1922 by the American journalist Walter Lippmann (1889–1974) to refer to the management of public opinion, which he felt was necessary for democracy to flourish, since ...
Family and Society

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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2009
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History, Local and Family History
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6,021 words
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Oxford University Press

...facts that a high proportion of the population was entering marriage and that the age of marriage was falling. These in turn were probably due, above all, to the rapid growth of the wage‐earning workforce with the development of manufacturing and commercial agriculture and the decline of apprenticeship and service in husbandry. Paid employment, and the opportunity of engaging in forms of domestic industry which required little capital, lessened the dependence of prospective marriage partners on inheritance and other forms of assistance from the previous...

20a The History of the Book in Britain, c.1475–1800

20a The History of the Book in Britain, c.1475–1800   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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History, Social sciences
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6,011 words
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Oxford University Press

...or without the poet’s consent—published Shake-speares Sonnets ( 1609 ), thus circulating the poems to a wholly new audience. For some writers, MS circulation was the dominant mode of publication for much of their work. Indeed, although Donne’s poetry was well known within his own extended social network during his lifetime, a substantial collection of his poems was not issued in print until 1633 , two years after his death. The persistence of MS circulation also highlights the fact that many of the pieces now considered masterworks of the English Renaissance...

23 The History of the Book in the Low Countries

23 The History of the Book in the Low Countries   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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6,998 words
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Oxford University Press
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...of illicit, particularly French, books provided another route of escape. In the 18 th century, Brussels, capital of the Austrian Netherlands, and the autonomous cities of Liège and Bouillon hosted numerous printing offices working exclusively for the French market. Between 1774 and 1783 , the French-born publisher Jean-Louis de Boubers at Brussels, for example, printed a splendid *collected edition of Rousseau’s works in twelve illustrated volumes with the *false imprint ‘Londres’, but, needless to say, without the consent of the author, nor of any...

propaganda

propaganda  

[Latin ‘propagation’]Persuasive mass communication that filters and frames the issues of the day in a way that strongly favours particular interests; usually those of a government or corporation ...
media hegemony

media hegemony  

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The theory, derived from Gramscian Marxism, that an elite controls the mass media, and that the media promote the dominant ideology. See also consciousness industry; hegemony; manufacture of consent. ...
news

news  

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In the mass media, formal reports of events considered likely to be significant to the target audience which are normally broadcast or published soon after information about them becomes available. ...
class culture

class culture  

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During the 1980s, a number of (mainly American) sociologists and social historians developed the argument that the tradition of studying class consciousness via survey methods inevitably abstracted ...

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