Manipulative Model Studies

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Murdock and Golding
Capitalism communication and class relations notes the growing power of just a few companies in the media. The top five companies control between 70-80% of each media sector
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Silvio Burlusconi
Created a new party with the support of the media and presenters on the back of his ownership of Fininvest. As a result, he became the Prime Minister of Italy
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Rupert Murdoch
The Phantom Prime Minister according to Belfield and Hird
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Spin Doctors
Write a spin on a story to put the party in the best possible political light. They show how governments manipulate the content of the news.
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Alistair Campbell
The most powerful "spin doctor" under Tony Blair
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The Lobby Correspondents System
Lobby journalists must not attribute sources and effectively become the mouthpieces of the government at the time.
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Drift Back To Work
phrase lifted directly by the news companies from Thatcher during the Miners strike of 1984/5. Shows power of government
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Port Stanley Airfield
Wasn't destroyed despite what the MOD said
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Radio
the only media to cover the Falklands without intrusion because of distance
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D Notices
issued when the government want to keep the media in the dark. Often under the pretence of "protecting our boys"
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Real Life Series
programme that was banned because it showed Martin McGuiness as a "pleasant human being"
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Bagdikian (2004)
according to him, less and less companies are to dominate the media
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Boyd-Barrett and Rantanen
note that the most media executives sit on several boards. this allows capitalists to organise the media to support their collective interests.
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Created a new party with the support of the media and presenters on the back of his ownership of Fininvest. As a result, he became the Prime Minister of Italy

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Silvio Burlusconi

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The Phantom Prime Minister according to Belfield and Hird

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Card 4

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Write a spin on a story to put the party in the best possible political light. They show how governments manipulate the content of the news.

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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The most powerful "spin doctor" under Tony Blair

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Preview of the back of card 5
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