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By Linda Elder, Richard Paul

Designed to aid readers come to acknowledge bias of their nation's information, to observe ideology, slant, and spin at paintings, and to acknowledge propaganda whilst uncovered to it, with a view to kind of confirm what media messages must be supplemented, counterbalanced, or thrown out completely. It specializes in the inner common sense of the inside track in addition to societal impacts at the media.

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The choice is ours. No one can legitimately make that choice for us. If we choose to go beyond our social conditioning and think for ourselves, we can become free persons and conscientious citizens. org FREE DOWNLOAD COPY 41 The Thinker’s Guide to How to Detect Media Bias & Propaganda An Abbreviated Glossary of Critical Thinking Concepts and Terms critical thinking: Self-directed, self-disciplined, self-monitored, and self-corrective thinking. It presupposes assent to rigorous standards of excellence and mindful command of their use.

2001. “The Betrayal of Basra,” by Chuck Sudetic (Mother Jones is a dissenting, non-mass media source for news and commentary). “For ten years the United States has been the staunchest advocate of maintaining a tight blockade on Iraq’s access to foreign goods and its oil revenues. These restrictions have failed to loosen Saddam’s grip on power. They have failed to force him to give up what is left of Iraq’s chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons programs. What the sanctions have done, however, is kill… According to an estimate by Amatzia Baram, an Iraq analyst at the University of Haifa in Israel, between 1991 and 1997 half a million Iraqis died of malnutrition, preventable disease, lack of medicine, and other factors attributable to the sanctions; most were elderly people or children.

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