Ep 219 Support the Tropes feat Alan MacLeod
Guest: Alan MacLeod.
We discuss his article “Support the Tropes: How media language encourages the left to support wars, coups and intervention” and how media is used as an instrument to manufacture consent for regime change and various acts of war, especially targeting left-leaning audiences.
Dr. Alan MacLeod is an academic, an author and a journalist who does work on media analysis and politics with a focus on social media, Latin American politics and propaganda. He writes for MintPress News and Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting and he has written two recent books, Bad News From Venezuela: Twenty Years of Fake News and Misreporting and Propaganda in the Information Age: Still Manufacturing Consent.