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With just the right amount of persuasion (thumb screws, water boarding etc) I am sure that "unbiased" journalist can be made to see the light.
Michael: I don't think that will be necessary. Once the public is convinced they can't trust the news, it doesn't matter what gets reported. I guess that's the catch. If the public can't believe the media, the dictator can't use them either.
deny press access & vilify them - mmmm sounds like our Golden Haired Orange Prez-elect.
All good points. The answer I was looking for was shutting down radio, TV, and newspapers. Best way to push your own propaganda is to eliminate all the other available media sources. And if you can't eliminate them, then discredit them.
No, you want to keep the media just reshape it to fit your admin. The public will need a face/voice they trust making it easier to lie to them. As long as you have a shovel and some open land your enemies can go away.
Excellent information. Russia is 148 - better then Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Afghanistan - interesting.
What I found interesting was 4 of 5 Nordic countries were in the Top Ten.
Tim: What does it say that those countries tend to be on the cutting edge of progressive issues?
That is a good thought to ponder. How I discovered this is last year I began researching info on News History & historical impacts, how news is consumed yesterday & today, what & who are news agencies, consumer demographics & who cont
Tim: I'm hoping you wrote some hubs on what you found. I'll take a look at your profile.
So far Kathleen it has been gathering info & reading. I am pondering how to focus on being a unique article. For instance Word-of-Mouth is the largest form of media spreading info. Think pyramid. Propaganda research has been interesting.