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    • 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
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    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....

    Regular price: £25.69

    • The Republican Noise Machine

    • Right-Wing Media and How it Corrupts Democracy
    • By: David Brock
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 15 hrs and 6 mins
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    Former right-wing journalist David Brock uses his keen understanding and experience to show how a conservative media has skewed American politics noticeably to the right. Brock's incisive analysis of right-wing media theories, strategies, financing, and operations makes for a convincing argument that the Republican Right does not embrace or encourage journalistic freedom, but instead seeks to control it.

    Regular price: £30.49

    • The Republican Noise Machine

    • Right-Wing Media and How it Corrupts Democracy
    • By: David Brock
    • Narrated by: David Brock
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
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    In The Republican Noise Machine, David Brock, a former right-wing insider and the author of the New York Times best seller Blinded by the Right, uses his keen understanding of the strategies, tactics, financing, and personalities of the American right wing to demonstrate how the once-fringe phenomenon of right-wing media has all but subsumed the regular media conversation, shaped the national consciousness, and turned American politics sharply to the right.

    Regular price: £17.09