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Media Manipulation

The Health Insurance Website Works -- What Will Media Whip Us Up With Next?

Dave Johnson | Posted 02.01.2014 | Media
Dave Johnson

Will the media whip the public up into a frothing fit over the terrible state of the nation's infrastructure? What about the millions of unemployed, underemployed and underpaid? The answer is: probably not.

Are Your Search History, Credit Card Data, and Medical Records About to Be Leaked Online?

Michael Levin | Posted 04.27.2013 | Books
Michael Levin

Ryan Holiday's new book pulls back the curtain on the ways that publicity folks corrupt bloggers, who then corrupt mainstream reporters, thus resulting in a "news" industry where the search for truth gives way to the search for fame and cold, hard cash.

The Unspoken Truth About Influential Liars

Jure Klepic | Posted 10.06.2012 | Business
Jure Klepic

Would you be telling the truth if you said you always lie? Ryan Holiday says he lied and manipulated the mass media as a marketer for years.

With Nike's "Ambush Marketing," Olympic Committee Proves It Lost the Spirit of the Games

Ryan Holiday | Posted 09.26.2012 | Media
Ryan Holiday

Marketing has taken over the Olympic Games, and London's draconian control of media messaging seems to have actually made things worse.

Andrew Losowsky

How To Manipulate The Media | Andrew Losowsky | Posted 06.29.2012 | Books

Ryan Holiday manipulates the media for a living. He is a media strategist for various clients, including Tucker Max and American Apparel, whose founde...

Why Are There So Few Latino Libertarians?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 07.29.2012 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

Of course, there are Latino libertarians out there. But in general, talking Hispanics into espousing the Ron Paul agenda is only slightly easier than getting the pope to show up at the Stonewall Inn for a drink.

The Media's Limitations and Manipulations

Ziad Abu-Saud | Posted 07.17.2012 | Media
Ziad Abu-Saud

All social, political and economic policies and debates are communicated through our media. Therefore, the breadth of our democratic experience is largely defined by the structure of the media and its content.

Breitbart's Game

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Bonifer

If hearing about a London tabloid going online makes Breitbart's nipples sensitive, imagine what stories about a boy dressed in his grandmother's chinchilla coat posing as a pimp must do to him.

WATCH: FILM: A Roundup Of Neglected Indie Gems

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Back in 2004, when Sideways suddenly became everybody's favorite indie film, I thought it was a reasonably nice movie that failed to live up to the am...

Teflon Dick: How Cheney Uses Media For Protection

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

Dick Cheney has committed unconstrained, and as yet unprosecuted offenses, that include circumventing the Constitution and lying the nation into war.

Times are Tough for Actors, But How Big a Whore Are You?

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lisa Derrick

These people expressing their ludicrous, poisonous, misguided views about equal marriage rights are actors reading lines.