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    • Lies, Incorporated

    • The World of Post-Truth Politics
    • By: Ari Rabin-Havt, Media Matters for America
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    In today's post-truth political landscape, there is a carefully concealed but ever-growing industry of organized misinformation that exists to create and disseminate lies in the service of political agendas. Ari Rabin-Havt and Media Matters for America present a revelatory history of this industry - which they've dubbed Lies, Incorporated - and show how it has crippled legislative progress on issues including tobacco regulation, public health care, climate change, gun control, immigration, abortion, and same-sex marriage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fundamental to understanding politics today.

    • By Scott on 08-17-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Fox Effect

    • How Roger Ailes Turned a Network into a Propaganda Machine
    • By: David Brock, Ari Rabin-Havt, Media Matters for America
    • Narrated by: Bob Dunsworth
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    The Fox Effect follows the career of Ailes from his early work as a television producer and media consultant for Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and George H.W. Bush. Consequently, when he was hired in 1996 as the president of Rupert Murdoch’s flagship conservative cable news network, Ailes had little journalism experience, but brought to the job the mindset of a political operative. As Brock and Rabin-Havt demonstrate through numerous examples, Ailes used his extraordinary power and influence to spread a partisan political agenda....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fox news lack of journalistic integrity clarified

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-06-16

    Regular price: $28.00