Edward Herman, the co-author (with Noam Chomsky) of Manufacturing Consent, has died.
- By Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone
He was 92.
His work has never been more relevant.
Manufacturing Consent was a kind of bible of media criticism for a generation of dissident thinkers.
Herman’s work was difficult for many to understand because the nature of the American media, then and now, seemed at best to be at an arm’s length from, say, the CIA or the State Department.
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