Needs Good Public Relations. Media Beat (10/25/01). Pentagon hires global PR firm to help correct "faulty" perceptions
of US war on Afghanistan
When Journalists Report for Duty. Media Beat (9/20/01) . In wake of 9/11 many reporters abandon journalistic independence
Dancing-- Or Yawning-- On a Protester's Grave: Carlo Giuliani, killed by cops in Genoa, was "asking for it". Media Beat (7/26/01). Mainstream pundits & media outlets say protestor got what he deserved.
A Dire Shortage of Pre-Inaugural Schlock: The agony of not knowing which boots to lick. Media Beat (11/30/00). Medias role in legitimizing president.
Media Moguls on Board: Murdoch, Malone & the Cato Institute. Fair! (1-2/98). Right-wing think tank's influence on media & government.
Snow Job: The Establishment's Papers
Do Damage Control for the CIA. FAIR (1-2/97). Dissects media attacks on Gary Webb's exposé of connections
between CIA & drug trade.
The Media's Favorite Think Tank: How the Heritage Foundation Turns Money into Media. FAIR
(7-8/96). Foundation maintains cozy relationship to government, even as it denies lobbyist role.
Powell Media Mania. With Robert Parry, FAIR (1-2/96).
Whitewater Under the Bridge: How the Press Missed the Story. With Jeff Cohen, FAIR (5-6/94).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Norman Solomon columns, 2000-present (Working Assets).
In the Library: Articles
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books:
__________ & Martin A. Lee. Unreliable Sources: A Guide to Detecting Bias in the News Media (NY, 1992).
________, The Power of Babble: The Politician's Dictionary of Buzzwords and Doubletalk for Every Occasion (NY, 1992),
________, and Jeff Cohen, Adventures in Medialand (Monroe ME, 1993). Columns.
________, False Hope: The Politics of Illusion in the Clinton Era (Monroe ME, 1994),
________, and Jeff Cohen, Through the Media Looking Glass (Monroe ME, 1995). Columns.
________, and Jeff Cohen.Wizards of Media Oz: Behind the Curtain of Mainstream News (Monroe ME, 1997). Columns.
________, The Trouble With Dilbert: How Corporate Culture Gets the Last Laugh (Monroe ME, 1997).
__________. The Habits of Highly Deceptive Media: Decoding Spin & Lies in the Mainstream News (Monroe ME. 1999).
__________ & Reese Ehrlich. Target Iraq: What the News Media Didn't Tell You (NY: Context, 2003).
__________. War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death (NY: John Wileyu, 2005).
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Photography