Daily Archives: November 24, 2017

Shiny happy people* and green screen

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Another thoughtful piece on the most famous piece of Chinese agitprop.

I still watched TV news in 1989 even as I was in the process of breaking free of the American propaganda machine. So I greeted coverage of the events in Beijing, China with wide-open eyes, not comprehending, and not yet aware of the degree to which American news was a manufactured mural of fake imagery. So Tiananmen took up residence in  my mind, though it was neither resolved nor understood. In or around 2004 I read the book “Killed: Great Journalism Too Hot To Print,” a compilation of articles rejected b

Source: Shiny happy people* – Piece of Mindful