As Ever, The Media Behind with the News (via Thriven’s Blog)


“Thriven” (Adrian Bailey) takes a cynical look at newspapers and their purpose. While written from a Northern European point of view, I challenge you to find anything different here.

James Pilant

As Ever, The Media Behind with the News Let”s take a cynical view. Newspapers exist to deliver readers to advertisers. They only survive commercially s far as they reflect back the readers’ interests. Nobody likes to be challenged first thing in the morning so you’re going to read what you’ve already got. This includes the ‘highbrow’ papers, those with a ‘liberal’ agenda. Look at the advertisements in these and you’ll see who the ideal reader is. Look at the lifestyle sections, look a … Read More

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